Wimbledon championships-2015 : India Youth Sumit Nagal wins Wimbledon boy's doubles title
Youngster Sumit Nagal
entered the history books as only sixth Indian to win a Grand Slam junior title.
He was winning the boys doubles trophy at the Wimbledon
championships with partner Nam Hoang Ly.
The 17-year-old Nagal and his eighth seed Vietnamese partner
overcame the fourth seeds Reilly Opelka and Akira Santillan 7-6(4), 6-4 in the
title clash that lasted 63 minutes.
Yuki Bhambri was the last Indian to taste success at the top
level in junior tennis when he won the Australian Open boys singles title in
Earlier, Ramanathan Krishnan (Wimbledon, 1954), Ramesh
Krishnan (French Open and Wimbledon, 1979) and Leander Paes (Wimbledon 1990,
U.S. Open 1991) are the other junior Grand Slam singles champions from India.
Sania Mirza had won the Wimbledon girls doubles title in
2003 with Russian partner Alisa Kleybanova.
There was little to separate the two pairs as the winners
won 65 points, only three more than their rivals.
Nagal and his partner broke their opponents in the 10th game
of the second set and that proved decisive in the outcome of the match.