Tokyo Olympics: Tennis LIVE Day 1, July 24 — Sumit Nagal wins against Denis Istomin - Updates, score, results, blog
Indian tennis star Sumit Nagal clinched history by defeating Denis Istomin and sailing into the second round!
Welcome to The Bridge's LIVE blog for Tennis on Day 1 of the Tokyo Olympics.
Quite the late and surprise entry at the Tokyo Olympics, India's Sumit Nagal had the stars aligning for him when he earned a last-minute Tokyo seat and qualified for the Men's Singles tennis event at the quadrennial Games. Set to debut now, the 23-year-old Sumit Nagal will be facing Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin in his opening round clash. If Sumit manages to play at a quality level today, he will be sailing into the 2nd round where a potential clash against World No. 2 Russian Daniil Medvedev awaits him.
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- 24 July 2021 6:36 AM GMT
Sumit Nagal now has the delicious opportunity to play against Daniil Medvedev in the second round! Who's excited?!
- 24 July 2021 6:07 AM GMT
Back on the Istomin serve, we have another tense deuce right here.