In the first round clash of the Men’s Singles in tennis at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, Sumit Nagal and Denis Istomin will be playing against each other for the very first time in their careers.
Both the players are the sole representatives of their countries in the Singles event in tennis. While team India does have their team in the Women’s Doubles in the form of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina, Istomin is the only tennis player in the entire Uzbekistan contingent in this year’s Olympics.
- Japan – 11:00 AM
- Delhi – 7:30 PM
- New York – 10:00 PM
- London – 3:00 AM
- Melbourne- 12:00 PM
- Brazil – 11:00 PM
Sumit Nagal vs Denis Istomin LIVE stream and Broadcasters details
Denis Istomin last played at the ATP Mallorca Open failing to reach the main-draw of the tournament. He played two more Challenger tournaments before he travelled to Tokyo for the Olympics. Denis has played 4 matches on Hardcourts this season, winning 1 and losing 3 of them.
Sumit Nagal comes from a first round defeat at the ATP 500 Hamburg Open where he made it into the main-draw from winning his qualifying rounds. Sumit last played on Hardcourts in the 1st round of the 2021 Australian Open. Since then he has been playing in only Clay tournaments. Sumit is yet to win a match on Hardcourts this season.
|UK||Eurosport, Discovery +|
|USA||NBC, Olympic Channel|
|Canada||Bell Media, CBC/Radio-Canada, Sportsnet, TLN|
|Middle East||beIN Sports|
|Brazil||Band Sports, TV Globo|
|India||Sony Sports Network|
|South-East Asia||Sony Sports Network|
|New Zealand||Sky NZ|