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Chennai Open ATP Challenger: Sumit Nagal Into Quarterfinal, Beat Jason Jung of Chinese Taipei

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Sumit Nagal defeated Jason Jung of Chinese Taipei 3-6, 6-2, and 6-0 to seal a place in the quarter-finals and kept India’s singles challenge alive at the Chennai Open ATP Challenger tennis tournament on Thursday.

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Jung won many points on his serve and never faced a break as he took the first set 6-3. The 25-year-old Indian made a stunning comeback. In the second set, he broke his opponent’s serve three times and lost his own once to level the match. Nagal came back brilliantly in the third set, to win the decider without dropping a game.

In the quarterfinals, Nagal, ranked 506 in the ATP rankings, will take on Great Britain’s Jay Clarke (313).

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Jay Clarke trashed eighth-seed Dimitar Kuzmanov by 3-6 6-3 6-4 to advance to the next round.

Chennai Open ATP Challenger: Results

Men’s singles (pre-quarterfinals): Sumit Nagal (India) defeated Jason Jung (Chinese Taipei) 3-6 6-2 6-0; James Duckworth (Australia) defeated Hamad Medjedovic (Serbia) 6-2 7-6(3); Max Purcell beat Petr Nouza 7-5 6-3; Jay Clarke beat Dimitar Kuzmanov 3-6 6-3 6-4.

Doubles (Quarterfinals): Jeevan Neduncheziyan and N Sriram Balaji defeated Sumit Nagal and Sasikumar Mukund 7-6(5) 6-0; Jay Clarke and Arjun Khade beat Ji Sung Nam and Min Kyu Song 1-6 7-6 10-8; Petr Nouza and Andrew Paulson beat Francesco Maestrelli and Luca Nardi 6-3 6-4; Sebastian Ofner and Nino Serdarusic beat Ryan Dalibor Svrcina 6-1 6-7 10-4.

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