India lost the US Open 2019 title with SumitNagal losing the 1st round of clash with Roger Federer, the 5-time champion. He lost the game but won the applause and praises of the crowd at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Sumit Nagal considers Roger Federer his idol
Nagal put up a valiant fight against his “idol” and champion while playing his maiden Grand Slam main draw match at the US Open. The 22-year old player from India displayed no signs of being overwhelmed by the sense of playing before a huge crowd and nor was he moved by the opinion of expert commentators. Determined to perform, he gave a stunning performance including a couple of delightful forehand winners before the audience.
Roger Federer looked nervous before SumitNagal
The champion made 19 unforced errors and made a poor start before Nagal that made only 9 unforced errors. Also, the champion was seen struggling with his first serves. He got only 48% of his first serves. These mistakes put immense pressure on the Swiss player. But he bounced back to match and snatched it from Nagal in the … Read the rest