"The Indian was knocked out of the Australian Open in the beginning".
The Indian was knocked out of the Australian Open in the beginning
The Indian player Sumit Nagal was knocked out in the first round of the Australian Open. Lithuania lost 2-6, 5-7 and 3-6 to Ricardas Berankis.
Sumit reached 2 hours and 10 minutes and flew to the straight set. This incident happened in women's singles. Twelve-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka lost 5-7 in straight sets, and 4-6 to unseeded Jessica Pegular of the United States.
The rest of the picks advanced to the second round. In the fourth qualifying round, Sophia Kenin lost 7-5 and 6-4 to Madison Inglis. In the fifth round, Elena Sitolina lost 6-3, 7-6 to Marie Bouzkova.
Also in the top qualifying round, Ashley Barty of Australia defeated Damka Kovinic of Montenegro 6-0, 6-0. Rafael Nadal, Danil Medvedev and Mateo Beretini advanced to the men's singles.
Second-seeded Nadal beat Las Vegas 6-3, 6-4, 6-1. In the fourth round, Medvedev defeated Vasek Pospisil 6-2, 6-2, 6-4.