India's Sumit Nagal defeats Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin in tennis men's singles to reach second round


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Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal reached the second round of the men's singles in the Tokyo Olympics after defeating Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 in the first round on Saturday. Nagal won the first round by 6-4 convincingly. Istomin gave him a tough fight in the second set to win it 7-6. But Nagal came back strong in the third and the deciding set of the match to defeat his opponent 6-4.