Emerging Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal has won the international tournament during the covid-19 epidemic. With this, he has become the first Indian to win an international tournament amid this epidemic. He defeated second-seeded host Daniel Masur 6–1, 6–3 in the final of the PSD Bank Nard Open Clay Court tournament in Germany. Sumit Nagal is currently the highest ranked singles player in India at number 127. After winning this tournament, he told ESPN, "It was great to be back on the court after four months. Playing in the tournament at the moment is fantastic and beyond reality. It was a little more good tournament. In this tournament 60 The players took part. It was not far from my training center. So I thought, why not play some matches. "
Nagal last played a competitive match against Croatia's Marin Cilic during the Davis Cup in early March. The Indian player said that the experience of this tournament was very different from any match played in the past. The players had to undergo a temperature check and had to clean their hands thoroughly before coming to court. Being a very small tournament, only a few players and spectators were able to join it.
In this tournament, rules like social distancing were strictly followed. He said, "Everybody had to be at least two meters away from each other. This is something that you have to remind yourself like washing your hands again and again. With this in the locker room only once Two players were allowed to go. Since it was a small tournament, it could be managed with great ease. "