Star Indian Tennis Player Sumit Nagal became the third player to win an Olympic Singles in tennis. He was a last-minute entry in the Tokyo Olympics team. However, he proved his worth on the Day 2 of the Games when he defeated Asian Games champion, Denis Istomin. He became the third player after Zeeshan Ali and Leander Paes to win an Olympics Singles Match.
He managed a comfortable win against Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan. Sumit Nagal won the Round with 6-4, 6-7, 6-4.
Manika Batra registered a victory in a one-sided game against Britain’s Tin Ho. She won with a comfortable 4-0. A round-wise score is given below:
|S.No||IND (Mankia Batra)||BRI (Tin Ho)|
Sutirtha Mukherjee Turns the game against Sweden’s Linda Bergstrom of Sweden (5-11, 11-9, 11-13, 9-11, 11-3, 11-9, 11-5). She was losing 3-1 but came back strong and turned the game around with great effort.
Vikas Krishan loses 0-5 to Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa of Japan in the Men’s Welter 63-69kg category.