US Open 2021 Qualifiers: Sumit Nagal loses to Juan Pablo Ficovich 5-7, 6-4, 3-6 to bow out of US Open

India at US Open 2021 Qualifiers LIVE: Sumit Nagal vs Juan Pablo Ficovich, LIVE streaming in India, World; all you need to know
India at US Open 2021 Qualifiers: Sumit Nagal vs Juan Pablo Ficovich, LIVE streaming in India, World; all you need to know

US Open 2021 Qualifiers: Sumit Nagal loses to Juan Pablo Ficovich 5-7, 6-4, 3-6 to bow out of US Open – India’s Sumit Nagal, who is ranked 165 by ATP, was defeated by Argentine player Juan Pablo Ficovich, who is ranked number 246, in the qualifying round of the US Open. The match lasted for two hours and twenty-six minutes with the end results of 7-5, 4-6 and 6-3 in favour of Ficovich.

During the game, Juan Pablo Ficovich succeeded in breaking his opponent’s serve 3 times. He also achieved 70% effectiveness in the first service, committed a double fault and took 67% of the service points.

While on the other hand Nagal managed to break his opponent’s serve just twice, had a 72% first serve. Nagal also committed 4 double faults and managed to win 66% of his service points.

The tournament New York (US Open) includes a qualification phase where the players with the lowest ranking face each other to obtain the highest possible points to enter the official tournament with the rest of the contestants. Specifically, 128 tennis players face each other in this phase of the competition. In addition, it takes place between August 24 and September 12 on an outdoor hard court.

Earlier,  India’s No.1 ranked Tennis player Ankita Raina lost her qualifying match against US’ Jamie Loeb 3-6, 6-2, 4-6 to crash out of US Open on Tuesday. While she did capitalise on Loeb’s six double faults, Ankita Raina had a bad day with unforced errors.

Ankita Raina was off to a bad start after Loeb broke her in the 1st service game. While Raina broke back in the fourth game, she eventually handed over the set 3-6. Bit Raina came back strongly in the second set, breaking Loeb in the 3rd game and again in the seventh game to take the set 6-2 to force the match into the decider.

Sumit Nagal vs Juan Pablo Ficovich

Qualifiers·Court 11
Final
S. Nagal
5
6
3
J. Ficovich
7
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6

US Open 2021 Qualifiers LIVE: Sumit Nagal vs Juan Pablo Ficovich

Set 3: Sumit Nagal goes down in the third set 3-6

Set 2: Sumit Nagal has completed a comeback, winning the 2nd set 6-4.

Set 1: Sumit Nagal loses first set 5-7 after a tough fight.

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