Indian tennis star Sumit Nagal has signed a new three-year deal with energy drink brand Gatorade.
The four-time ATP Challenger Tour champion and one-time junior Wimbledon doubles champion is currently the highest-ranked Indian singles tennis player.
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Sumit Nagal said:
“I am deeply moved and grateful to join hands with Gatorade. This association comes to me at a pivotal time, and I am thankful my hard work and passion is getting recognized and appreciated. With Gatorade by my side, I am sure I will reach new heights and give it my all both on and off the court.“
Ankit Agarwal, Associate Director, Energy & Hydration, PepsiCo India, added:
“Gatorade has always believed in supporting sportspeople to achieve peak performance. Sumit is a role model for the new-gen athletes of India with his career being a true example of hard work and sweat that makes talent shine. As a brand that is dedicated to supporting athletes in removing barriers to sporting success, we are delighted to welcome Sumit to the Gatorade squad. We wish him the best as he represents the nation, and we hope to empower the next generation of athletes with this association as they continue to pursue their dreams.“
Gatorade released a statement, which read:
“With a vast history of supporting athletes across the world, Gatorade has believed in enabling athletes to achieve peak performance. This move by Gatorade underscores its commitment towards helping athletes. In addition, Sumit will be assisted on his recovery and nutrition needs under the guidance of a team of experts at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI). Gatorade Sports Science Institute help athletes optimise their health and performance through research, innovation and education on hydration and nutrition science which is key element for sportspeople.“