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Indian boys register 1st win in junior Davis Cup

September 27, 2013 14:24 IST

Sumit Nagal won the second singles and then combined with Sahil Deshmukh to win the doubles as India defeated Argentina 2-1 for their first win the Junior Davis Cup final, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

TennisIndia finished third in Group A and thus failed to progress to the quarter-final as only top two teams from the each group were to advance to the next stage.

Top seeded Russia and Spain made it to the quarter-finals from Group A.

After Garvit Batra had lost the first singles 4-6, 4-6 to Franco Capalbo, Nagal brought India back with a victory in the second singles.

Nagal beat Agustin Torreano 6-4, 6-3 to level the scores and then teamed up with Deshmukh to defeat the Argentine combination of Juan Pablo Ficovich and Agustin Torreano 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 in the doubles.

India now face Norway in the 9-12 place play-offs.

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