Seeded Sumit agal bows out in Round of 32 in Chennai Open


India's Sumit Nagal
India's Sumit Nagal

India's fifth-seed Sumit Nagal lost 3-6, 3-6 to Antoine Escoffier of France to bow out of Chennai Open Challenger here yesterday. Escoffier broke the Indian in the first and ninth games to win the first set 6-3. The Frenchman served and stroked with ease as Nagal struggled to hold serve. In the second set, Escoffier held serve and broke the Indian in the next game to lead 5-3 and take the upper hand. He then served out in the next game to show Nagal the exit.

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