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Sumit Nagal who faced Federer in US Open wins title without coach, physio

Points to Remember:

  • Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal, who faced 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer in US Open, won Buenos Aires Challenger title and jumped to a career-best rank of 135.
  • Nagal figured in the government’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), receiving financial support for some time but was later dropped.
  • The scheme offers a monthly financial aid of Rs 50,000 to athletes who are medal prospects at the Olympics.
  • The estimated required annual budget for Nagal is around 220,000 euros (Rs 1.5 crore).

About Challenger de Buenos Aires:

  • The Copa San Cristóbal is a tennis tournament held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, since 2010.
  • The event is part of the ATP Challenger Tour and is played on outdoor red clay courts.
  • Founded: 2010, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Category: ATP Challenger Tour
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Recently which Indian tennis player won the Buenos Aires Challenger title 2019? Sumit Nagal
  2. In context to Tennis, what doest TOPS stands for? Target Olympic Podium Scheme



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