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Ojasvinee Singh impresses in 5th Kenya International Junior Championships

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OJ Singh's young career continues on an impressive pace

In just her third ITF event, IMG Academy tennis player, Ojasvinee “OJ” Singh had another strong showing. The 14-year old has been on a incredible pace since the beginning of the year, with a record of 9-3 in the singles and 7-2 in the doubles. Her good form continued in the 5th Kenya International Junior Championships, Feb. 10-15. There, Singh made it all the way to the finals in the both the singles and the doubles only to fall just short of the championship.

Final Singles Results:                        

Round of 32:

Ojasvinee SINGH (IND)     6-2 6-2     Lize-Elfrida MOOLMAN (NAM)

Round of 16:

Ojasvinee SINGH (IND)     6-3 7-5     Elisabeth LYUKSHINOVA (RUS) [8]

Quarterfinals:

 Ojasvinee SINGH (IND)     2-6 7-5 6-2     Anais NUSSAUME (THA) [3]

Semifinals:

 Ojasvinee SINGH (IND)     6-1 6-1     Elena BELENOVA (RUS)

Final:    

Margaux BOVY (BEL) [6]     6-2 6-4     Ojasvinee SINGH (IND)

Final Doubles Results:

Quarterfinal:

                Partnering Mashtakova, A (RUS)     6-0 6-0    Daas, S (IND)/Mujawaimana, M (BDI

Semifinal:

                Partnering Mashtakova, A (RUS)    7-6(7) 4-6 [10-4]    Bovy, M (BEL)/Nussaume, A (THA)

Final:

                Partnering Mashtakova, A (RUS)     6-4 3-6 [7-10]      Belenova, E (RUS)/ Lyukshinova, E (RUS)

 

This performance is expected to vault Singh’s ranking into the 600s.

Singh joined IMG Academy through the IMG Reliance Student-Athlete Program three years ago. The program offers promising Indian athletes in tennis, soccer and basketball the opportunity to train under the guidance of world-class coaches at IMG Academy’s state-of-the-art facilities.

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