Bhubaneswar: Renowned tennis player Kabir Hans has brought laurels to Odisha in ITF World Junior Ranking Tennis Tournament (Group-5) organised from November 18 to 22 at the All Assam Tennis Association Complex in Guwahati.
For the first time an Odia boy bagged this prestigious title for his extreme refulgence.
According to the reports, in the singles group of ITF World Junior Ranking Tennis Tournament, Kabir defeated Karan Singh from Haryana in straight 6-0, 6-1 set. In doubles Kabir and Dhruv Tangri defeated Denim Yadav from Madhya Pradesh and Sushant Dabas from Haryana in straight 7-5, 0-6, 10-6 set. Kabir collected 35 points during this tournament.
Born in Bhubaneswar, Kabir has achieved many successes. He won 40 single seed tournaments during his journey and in doubles he won 33 tournaments.
Prior to it, he won 24 single seed and 15 double seed tournaments.
He is the first player from Odisha to win doubles title in U 18 Boys National Junior Clay Court Tennis Championship held at Chennai in 2018. Apart from it he also won U-18 boys singles title at the ARA-AITA National Series Tournament held at Ahmedabad in 2019 and at international presence he won doubles title at the YMCA TTT-ITF Junior (Grade-4) Tennis Tournament held at Chennai in 2019. Currently he is at 540th position in ITF Junior Ranking with 88.25 points.