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 US Open: Qualifier Sumit Nagal to face Roger Federer in first round
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US Open: Qualifier Sumit Nagal to face Roger Federer in first round

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Chandigarh, Aug 24: Indian qualifier Sumit Nagal has been drawn to meet third seed Roger Federer of Switzerland in the first round in men's singles of the US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows, New York.

Sumit Nagal on Friday rallied to beat Joao Menezes of Brazil, ranked 210, in three setter of third and final qualifying round by 5-7, 6-4, 6-3.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran, ranked 89th in singles, got direct entry into the main draw and is pitted against fifth ranked Daniil Medvedev of Russia in the first round. UNI