Prague (Czech Republic), Aug 17 : Sumit Nagal advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the Prague Challenger tennis tournament after his opponent Jay Clarke of Britain retired hurt on Monday.
Nagal was leading 6-3, 5-7, 4-1 when Clarke decided he could not continue in the second round match after playing for over two hours.
Nagal, 22, had received a bye in the opening round. He will now take on Jiri Lehecka in the round of 16. Other Indians in the fray are Divij Sharan and N Sriram Balaji, who will be competing in the doubles events with separate partners.
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