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Sumit Nagal wins opening round at Marrakesh Open

Sumit Nagal wins opening round at Marrakesh Open

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New Delhi

Top Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal today made a promising start at Marrakesh Open, entering the second round with a thrilling win over Corentin Moutet of France at the ATP 250 event in Morocco. Nagal, currently ranked 95, rallied his way to beat Moutet 4-6 6-3 6-2 in the opening round of the Grand Prix Hassan II event.

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