Argentina Open: Sumit Nagal stuns World No 22 Cristian Garin in straight sets to enter quarter-finals
Nagal, ranked 150, produced high-class tennis on Wednesday to register an impressive 6-4 6-3 second round win over his Chilean rival
Buenos Aires: India's Sumit Nagal registered the biggest win of his career when he stunned second seed Cristian Garin of Chile in straight sets to enter the quarter-finals of the Argentina Open ATP 250 tournament here.
Nagal, ranked 150, produced high-class tennis on Wednesday to register an impressive 6-4 6-3 second round win over his Chilean rival, who is ranked way above at the 22nd spot in the ATP chart.
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Nagal will play Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas, in what will be the Indian's maiden quarter-final appearance at the ATP Tour level.
Ramos-Vinolas had defeated Domnik Koepfer of Germany 7-5 6-4.
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