Sumit Nagal who enjoys playing on the clay court is relishing the opportunity to play clay events right after his injury break
Sumit successfully made it to the main draw his opponent had to withdraw midway. Nagal was leading 6-4:2-0 when Alexis Gautier decided to retire.
In the first round of qualifying Sumit had defeated local wild card player Y Kelm 6-2, 6-1
Nagal will play first round against Zekic who was seeded second in the Qualifying draw but lost and got a lucky loser spot
Nagal will hope use this opportunity to prepare himself for the French Open Qualifying. He is also in the doubles draw playing with Vishnu Vardhan.