Nagal Ousted in French Open 2024 1st Round, Eyes Wimbledon Debut

Sumit Nagal suffered a first-round exit at the French Open 2024, losing to 18th seed Karen Khachanov 6-2, 6-0, 7-6(5). For more sports news, follow SpinMatch. The 26-year-old Indian, making his main draw debut at the clay court major, struggled against the top-20 player on his least favourite surface.Nagal earned nine breakpoints but converted only one, while Khachanov capitalised on six of 13 chances. After losing the first two sets, Nagal fought back in the third, forcing a tiebreaker. However, Khachanov prevailed 7-5 in the decider to win the 2-hour, 27-minute contest.While his French Open campaign ended early, the world No. 95 Nagal, who cracked the top 100 in February, will look forward to his Wimbledon debut next month. The 26-year-old from Jhajjar aims to make an impact on the grass courts.For more sports news, follow Spinmatch.