Tennis player Ankita Raina bags bronze medal at Jakarta

Tennis player Ankita Raina bags bronze medal at Jakarta

Ankita Raina (born 11 January 1993) is an Indian tennis player, and the current Indian No. 1 in women’s singles.  Raina began playing tennis at age five and prefers hard and grass courts.

Anita Raina settled for a bronze medal at the Asian Games after losing to China’s Zhang Shuai in the women’s singles seminal in Palemang.  Ankita made an effort till the last but it is China’s Zhang Shuai who won the match in straight sets.   The highest-ranked Indian singles player was also struggling with illness after the first set but refused to give up and gave the Chinese world No. 32 a tough fight.   Ankita lost  4-6, 6-7 which lasted for 2 hours.

Congratulations Ankita Raina for getting the first medal for India in Tennis at the Asian games

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