Takes a set before succumbing in four; Serena routs Sharapova; Djokovic cruises.
In a much-anticipated clash, the 22-year old lost 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 after giving a glimpse of his talent at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Nagal became only the fourth Indian — after Somdev Devvarman, Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni — to win a set in the main draw of a Grand Slam in the last 20 years.
Nagal, who made the main draw through qualifying, returns from the Open not only richer by $58,000 but also with the experience of what it takes to compete at the biggest stage.
Federer endured a shaky start to the match but for Nagal it was the best he would have felt on a tennis court.
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An alien gone native
TREE TOMATOES FROM NAGALAND ARE A WORTHY SUBSTITUTE FOR THE REGULAR ONES
Land of the Dawn-Lit Mountains
ON AN UNSEASONABLY WARM October morning in Delhi that made me pine for the jungle encrusted hills of the northeast, I received a Facebook message from a British journalist and travel writer, Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent. Antonia was planning to travel through Nagaland and wanted to make a stop at the Tzu Valley, where I worked with local communities on a conservation project. I was intrigued when she mentioned she had written a book on her motorbike journey through Arunachal Pradesh—a land lately forgotten by the outside world, still bewilderingly wild and peopled by tribes with fascinating cultural and folkloric traditions, beliefs, and practices. Whose origins remain shrouded in mystery.
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A SHARP BITE
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