Indian boys register 1st win in junior Davis Cup

San Luis Potosi (Mexico): 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, here on Friday.

India 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 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.