Sumit Nagal was anticipating a conflict towards a top-10 participant in his opener however the India tennis participant on Friday drew Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis as his first-round opponent at the Australian Open.
Will probably be Nagal’s second conflict towards the world quantity 72 in as many weeks after dropping to the Lithuanian early this week within the build-up occasion.
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If Nagal, a wild card entrant and world quantity 139, can cross the primary hurdle, he’ll run into both 19th seed Russian Karen Khachanov or native wild card Aleksandar Vukic.
Will probably be Nagal’s third Grand Slam males’s singles look, having competed in US Open (2019, 2020) twice.
Nevertheless, Ankita Raina, who was ready to know if she will get ‘fortunate loser’ spot within the girls’s singles, couldn’t make the reduce.
Within the males’s doubles, Rohan Bopanna and Divih Sharan will compete with their respective companions.