Bank of Baroda, a leading public sector bank in India, has announced the signing of rising tennis star Sumit Nagal as its brand endorser. This move aligns with the Bank’s commitment to supporting emerging Indian athletes on the global stage.

At 26, Sumit Nagal will help the Bank target younger customers with products tailored for this demographic. Currently the highest-ranked Indian singles tennis player, Sumit achieved a career-high ranking of World No. 71 on June 17, 2024, and secured a spot in the Paris Olympics. In January 2024, he became the first Indian in 35 years to defeat a seeded player in a Grand Slam men’s singles match at the Australian Open.

Sumit joins other Bank of Baroda endorsers, including PV Sindhu and Shafali Verma. Debadatta Chand, Managing Director & CEO of Bank of Baroda, expressed excitement about the partnership, highlighting Sumit’s inspiring journey and the Bank’s legacy of supporting promising athletes. Sumit Nagal expressed his honor in joining Bank of Baroda, recognizing the institution’s role in empowering dreams and ambitions. Born on August 16, 1997, Sumit started playing tennis at eight and has achieved significant milestones, including winning the 2015 Wimbledon boys’ doubles title and making historic advancements in ATP Challenger and Masters tournaments.

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