Sumit Nagal Loses To Berankis In First Round, Crashes Out Of Australian Open 2021

Melbourne: Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal crashed out of the Australian Open 2021 after he lost to Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis in the first round on Tuesday.

Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis defeated Nagal 6-2, 7-5, 6-3 in the first round.

Nagal was put under a lot of pressure in the first set and Berankis gave him no chance of settling in, with the Lithuania player wrapping up the set in no time.

Berankis went on to take a 4-0 lead in the second set, but Nagal made an amazing comeback and was level the scores to 4-4. Berankis, however, managed to maintain his composure and eventually took the second set 7-5.

Berankis carried on this momentum and clinched the third set, winning the match in straight sets.