IMG Academy's Lalita Devarakonda reaches first ITF doubles final
IMG Academy student athlete Lalita Devarakonda has once again turned in an impressive performance in doubles competition. Barely a month ago, the 13-year old, who came to IMG Academy from India, won the doubles title at the COSAT in Ecuador, and just last week (Feb. 18-23) she reached the finals of the Copa Gatorade Internacional Grade 4 ITF held in El Salvador. This was Devarakonda's first finals appearance in an ITF competition.
R16, Partnering with Marie Bouzkova (CZE) vs. Astrid Araya Santos (ESA) and Maria Navarro Oliva (MEX), 6-4, 7-5
QF, Partnering with Marie Bouzkova (CZE) vs. Elena Muller and Camila Wesbrooks (USA), 6-4, 6-4
SF, Partnering with Marie Bouzkova (CZE) vs. Rafaela Gomez (ECU)and Daniela Ruiz (BOL), 6-2, 6-4
FR, Partnering Marie Bouzkova (CZE) vs Meghan Kelley and Claudia Wiktorin (USA), 1-6, 1-6