Sumit Nagal enters semifinal of ATP Challenger Campinas

first_img Press Trust of India CampinasOctober 5, 2019UPDATED: October 5, 2019 15:07 IST Sumit Nagal recently won his 2nd ATP Challenger title. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSumit Nagal sailed into the semifinals of the ATP Challenger CampinasNagal defeated 13th seed Cerundolo 7-6 7-5 to reach last fourLast week, Nagal won his 2nd ATP Challenger title in Buenos AiresIndia’s Sumit Nagal sailed into the semifinals of the ATP Challenger Campinas with a hard-fought win over Argentina’s Francisco Cerundolo here.Nagal, placed at a career-best 135 right now, knocked out 13th seed Cerundolo 7-6 7-5 to book his second last-four appearance in two weeks.Nagal had received a bye in the first round and then in the second round his opponent Gastao Elias of Portugal retired mid way in the first set. In the round of 16, the Indian beat Brazilian Orlando Luz 7-5 6-3.The sixth seed Indian will now face Juan Pablo Ficovich of Argentina in the final.Earlier this week, Nagal won his second title on the ATP Challenger Tour. He notched up a straight-set win over Argentina’s Facundo Bognis to claim the Buenos Aires ATP Challenger clay court event.After winning his 2nd ATP Challenger title in Buenos Aires, Nagal also spoek about paucity of funds meant that neither he had his coach by his side nor the physio, who could help him recover from the gruelling matches on red dirt in the Argentinian city.”I was all alone here. No one was with me to help out. One way, it has been great that I have been playing good tennis but it’s not easy to do it and I’m really sad,” Nagal told PTI from Buones Aires.”The path is lonely despite doing well at the US Open. I qualified at 22 and led a set against Roger Federer but it still has not made impact anywhere. It’s really sad nobody is coming up to invest into tennis,” he added.advertisementAlso Read | Lonely path despite giving Roger Federer a fight: Sumit Nagal disappointed with lack of supportAlso Read | Buenos Aires ATP Challenger winner Sumit Nagal jumps 26 places to career-best ATP rankingFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Sumit Nagal enters semifinal of ATP Challenger CampinasSumit Nagal, who is placed at a career-best 135 right now, knocked out 13th seed Cerundolo 7-6 7-5 to book his second last-four appearance in two weeks.advertisement Nextlast_img read more

Margaree Rivers Tests Show No Algae Toxins

first_imgTest results of water in Southwest Margaree and Margaree rivers in Inverness County, show that the algae has dropped to acceptable levels and does not pose a health risk. No toxins are present. Although no toxins were found, people are encouraged not to use lake and river water for drinking, cooking, or brushing teeth unless properly treated and disinfected. The Department of Environment issued public advisories about the presence of an algae bloom in the lake and the rivers as a precautionary step to ensure public health is protected. Algae blooms occur naturally in water that is high in nutrients such as phosphate and nitrate. The cause of the blooms is not known. For more information, a fact sheet is available atwww.gov.ns.ca/nse/water/docs/BlueGreenAlgae.pdfor call the local Department of Environment office at 902-625-0791.last_img read more