Hangzhou [China], September 26 (ANI): Asian Games: Sumit Nagal storms into tennis quarterfinalsAsian Games: Sumit Nagal storms into tennis quarterfinals.
Nagal, who is seeded fifth in Hangzhou, will now prepare for the quarterfinals following his two straight-set victories against Kazakhstan's Beibit Zhukayev.
The Indian tennis player faced a tough challenge from Zhukayev in the first set. He made Nagal toil hard for each point as the first set went into a tie-breaker with the score reading 6-6. Nagpal eventually pocketed the first set 7-6.
Nagal fared well in the second set as he managed to break Zhukayev's serve. He took away the second set 6-4.
In the women's doubles event, Indian pair of Ankita Raina and Prathana Thombare crashed out of the event.
They lost 5-7, 2-6 against Thailand's Anchisa Chanta and Punin Kovapitukted in round 2. (ANI)