Sumit Nagal has shown good form at the Tali Open so far, having gotten the better of higher-ranked D Novak & Jakub Mensik
India’s no. Sumit Nagal, India’s no. 155 Jakub mensik won 7-5,6-2 to reach the quarter-finals.
Sumit Nagal wins last few tournaments
Nagal had some disappointing results leading up to the Tali Open125. The world no. Luke Saville from Australia defeated 169 in straight sets 6-3, 6-2. In the Swiss Open Indoors he also lost to the world no. In the qualifiers he defeated 75 Dominik KOEPFER 6-3,1-6,6-7.
Sumit Nagal opens up about financial struggles
Nagal, who is a student at the Nansel Tennis Academy in Germany, where Sasha Nanel trains, has opened up about his financial struggles. He told PTI that if he looked at his bank balance, he had the same amount as he had at the start of the year. It is 900 euros (approx ₹80,000). I did get some help. Mr Prashant sutar is helping with MAHA Tennis Foundation. I also get a (monthly) salary from IOCL, but I do not have any major sponsors.”