Young Indian tennis participant Sumit Nagal has acquired a direct entry into the US Open singles main draw after a number of high gamers pulled out of the Grand Slam beginning August 31.
The world no.127 was the final man to obtain direct entry into the sphere of 128, which was decided utilizing the newest ATP rankings, in accordance with the match web site.
Nagal is the one Indian within the males’s subject with Prajnesh Gunneswaran, ranked 132, lacking out.
Last 12 months, Nagal reached his maiden Grand Slam, after profitable all his qualifying spherical matches to arrange a dream encounter with the legendary Roger Federer.
In the much-anticipated conflict, the 22-year outdated from Jhajjar took a set off Federer earlier than happening 6-Four 1-6 2-6 4-6.
Three-time US Open champion and world no 1 Novak Djokovic headlines the sphere with the likes of Federer and Rafael Nadal giving the match a miss.
While Federer has withdrawn from all competitions this 12 months owing to a knee damage, defending champion Nadal pulled out as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
Former champion Stan Wawrinka, Nick Kyrgios, Fabio Fognini and Gael Monfils are the opposite high gamers lacking from the boys’s subject.
Professional tennis excursions have been on a hiatus since March as a result of of the coronavirus outbreak, with play resuming for girls at Palermo Ladies Open this week in Italy.