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Patna : World No 150 Sumit Nagal, 23, India, stunned World 22 Cristian Garin, 24, Chile, in straight sets in 2nd round on March 4, 2021, to reach the men’s singles quarter-finals of ATP Argentina Open at Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Qualifier Nagal beat 2nd seed Cristian Garin 6-4, 6-3 in Round of 16 in 1hr 42 minutes.  The Indian won 7 break points during the match to 4 by the Chilean. Nagal also won 4 games in a row in the match to 2 by Garin.  Nagal, in all, won 76 points during the match to 61 by Garin. The Chilean committed 5 double faults to 3 by the Chilean. It was the biggest win in singles matches for Nagal in his career.

Nagal, who had to win three matches to qualify for the main draw, will face 5th seed & World No 46 Albert Ramos- Vinolas, 33, Spain, in QFs on March 5, 2021. Vinilas defeated World No 71 Dominik Koepfer, 26, Germany, 7-5, 6-4 in 1hr 43 minutes  in Round of 16.