Sumit Nagal

Sumit Nagal: Complete Bio, Age, Career, and Achievements

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Are you looking for more information about the Indian tennis star Sumit Nagal? You came to the right place. Sumit Nagal is a professional ATP tennis player who was born in 1997 to the family of a school teacher in Haryana, India.

In 2015, Nagal became the sixth Indian tennis player to win the Wimbledon Boy’s Doubles title. At the moment, he is the highest-ranking single tennis player from India on the ATP circuit.

Sumit Nagal Quick Facts

  • Full Name:  Sumit Nagal
  • Profession: Professional Tennis Player
  • Nick Name: Sumit
  • Date of Birth: 16-08-1997 ( 26 Years)
  • Place of Birth: Jhajjar, Haryana, India
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Height: 1.78 m (5 feet 10 inches)
  • Weight: 68KG (152 lbs)
  • Father’s Name: Suresh Nagal
  • Mothers Name:  Krishna Davi
  • Siblings: Sakshi Shokeen
  • Married: Unmarried
  • Girl Friend: Unknown
  • Turned Pro:  2015
  • Plays: Right-Handed (Two-handed backhand)
  • Single Titles: 0
  • Prize Money: USD$ 733,703
  • Coach: Sascha Nensel
  • Men’s Singles ATP Rank: No.137 (16 Jan. 2024)
  • Highest Men’s Singles ATP Rank: 122 (Achieved August 2020)
  • Men’s Doubles Rank: No. 602

Early Life

Nagal was a cricket lover during his childhood. He played cricket for 4 to 5 hours a day, but his father asked him to stop playing this game and focus on something else. So he starts playing tennis at the age of 8 at the local club.

Nagal was selected by former Indian tennis player Mahesh Bhupati in his training academy under the Apollo Tyres Mission 2018 program. He moved to Toronto for training in 2010

Sumit Nagal Career

Sumit became a professional tennis player in 2015. His career has seen many ups and downs in the past. He has been a part of the Indian national Davis Cup squad. He is the sixth Indian tennis player to win the junior Grand Slam title.

Nagal says: “My goal in tennis is to do really well, so people aren’t saying that India is only good at cricket. I want to be the one who leads that.”

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Sumit Nagal Achievements

Nagal turned pro in 2015 and won his first title by winning the Junior Wimbledon men’s doubles final. He won the 2017 Bangalore ATP Challenger Tour title by defeating Jay Clark; this was his first-ever title.

He won the gold medal in the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in 2017 as well. Nagal made his Grand Slam debut in the 2019 US Open, where he faced five-time champion Roger Federer in the main draw, though he managed to win the first set but lost the match.

In 2019 he won his second ATP Challenger title by winning the Buenos Aires Challenger by defeating local Player Facundo Bagnis.

In 2023, Nagal won two challenger titles one in the Garden Open in Rome and second in the Tampere Challenger in Finland, and became the first Indian player to win two titles on European Clay Court in the same year.

Sumit Nagal Grand Slam

Sumit Nagal US Open

Nagal played his first US Open main draw match in 2019 against Roger Federer, where he beat him in the first set but could not win the match. In the 2020 US Open, he defeated Bradley Klahn in the main draw match and proceeded to 2nd round thus becoming the first player after 2013 to win a grand slam match.

Sumit Nagal Wimbledon

Nagal biggest achievement in Wimbledon so far is that he reached the Qualifying round in the 2018 tournament.

Sumit Nagal Australian Open

In AO 2024 Nagal upset 31 seed Alexander Bublik in a strait set and became the first Indian tennis player after Ramesh to defeat a seeded player in the main draw of a Grand slam.

Title Achievements

  • 2017 Bangalore (ATP Challenger)
  • 2019 Buenos Aires (ATP Challenger)
  • 2023 Rome (ATP Challenger)
  • 2023 Tampere (ATP Challenger)

Sumit Nagal Coach

Sascha Nensel is the coach of Nagal. He is a former German professional tennis player. He runs his tennis academy in Peine, Germany.  He played a very crucial role in the success of Nagl’s career.

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Social Profile

Nagal is an active person on different social media sites, the following are his social media handle links:

Miscellaneous Information

Sumit Nagal Age

Nagal is 26 years old. He was born on August 16, 1997, in Jaitpur, Haryana, India. He is to date, the highest ranking tennis player from India.

Sumit Nagal Family

Nagal was born to a middle class family in India. His father’s name is Suresh Nagal he is a school teacher by profession. His mother’s name is Krishna Davi, and his elder sister’s name is Sakshi Shokeen.

Sumit Nagal Girlfriend

Currently, we don’t have any knowledge of Sumit Nagal’s girlfriend as he keeps his relations personal and doesn’t show it publicly.

Sumit Nagal Wife

Nagal martal’s stats are unknown to us as he doesn’t announce publicly whether he is single or married.

Sumit Nagal net worth

Nagal net worth is USD $ 733,703 and it will increase in the future

Sumit Nagal height

Sumit Nagal height is 1.78m or 56 feet 10 inches. He is a tall player with a right-hand playing style.


Sumit Nagal achieved a very good reputation in his early tennis career by winning the Junior Grand Slam title. Once, he was part of the Indian Davis Cup squad as well. He proved his potential by playing fairly against Roger Federer in the US Open main draw match.

He has won four Challenger titles in his tennis career so far. He is the top tennis player from India on the ATP Tour circuit so far. He won his first main draw match in the Australian Open 2024 against 31 seeded players. He has great potential to reach the top 100 tennis players in the world.

Frequently Asked Question

Who is Sumit Nagal?

Nagal is an Indian tennis player. He is the sixth player to win a Junior Grand Slam Doubles title for India. He is the first Indian tennis player to win two European Challenger tiles on Clay court in Sam year.

When did Sumit Nagal turn pro?

Nagal turned pro in 2015 at the age of 20 years.

What is Sumit Nagal Ranking?

Nagal achieved his highest ATP Ranking in August 2020, when he reached 122. Currently, he is No. 137 in the ATP Men’s Single ranking.

What is Sumit Nagal Net worth?

Nagal net worth is USD $ 733,703. It will increase in years to come.

What is Sumit Nagal Age?

Nagal was born on 16th August 1997, now his age is 26 years.

How tall is Sumit Nagal?

Nagal height is 1.78m or 5 feet 10 inches.

What is the ranking of Sumit Nagal?

Nagal is ranked NO 137 on the current ATP men’s Singles Ranking. But he is NO.1 Indian tennis player right now.

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