Manipur’s Jennifer Luikham wins singles championship at ITF Grade 4 tennis tournament at Chennai

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Jennifer wins singles championship at ITF Grade 4 tennis tournament at Chennai

 

Gurgaon’s budding tennis prodigy 14 year old Jennifer Luikham has won her second carrier ITF U18 Singles title at YMCA TTT – ITF Juniors Grade 4 tournament at Chennai on August 30th 2014 by defeating Nandini Sharma 6-3 1-6 6-2 in finals

 

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Jennifer Luikham

Jennifer sailed smoothly to finals without loosing a set. She beat Arushi Kakkar 6-3 6-3 in round 2, Tanushri Vale 6-4 6-4 in pre quarters, Chinese YeXin Ma 6-3 6-3 in quarters and former U16 national champion Vanshika Sahanai 6-1 6-1 in semi finals

 

This win will help her move to below 350 rank in ITF Juniors worldwide. Jennifer had earlier won her first ITF Junior title at grade 5 tournament at Indore in April 2014

 

Jennifer, student of class 9 at Little Angel Sr Secondary School at Sonipat is training under India’s most prolific coach Aditya Sachdeva at Team Tennis’s high performance academy at Siri Fort in New Delhi

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