Sumit Nagal won the 2015 Wimbledon Championships – Boys' Doubles, going down in history as the sixth Indian to win a Grand Slam junior title.
Sumit Nagal won the 2015 Wimbledon Championships – Boys’ Doubles, going down in history as the sixth Indian to win a Grand Slam junior title.
It was not all Sania and Paes, it was also the spectacular win of Sumit Nagal, which completed the brilliant victory for India at the Wimbledon. Nagal won the ‘2015 Wimbledon Championships – Boys’ Doubles’.
Nagal made history as the sixth Indian ever to win a Grand Slam junior title.
The 17-year-old, paired up with Vietnamese partner, Nam Hoang Ly, defeated the team of Reilly Opelka and Akira Santillan in a tough battle of 7 -6(4) 6-4.
“It’s a fabulous feeling to win a Wimbledon title. It’s one of the biggest and one of the oldest tournaments, so it’s great to win this. I never thought I would do anything like this ever” – Sumit Nagal was quoted telling NDTV
PM Narendra Modi also congratulated Nagal on his win.
It was very heartening to see Sumit Nagal win at @Wimbledon. Congrats & best wishes to this young sportsman. @nagalsumit
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 13, 2015
Here is to many more such wins from the promising new tennis prodigy on the block.
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