‘’I went on the courts with just a ball and a racquet and a hope” – Serena Williams on her younger days after her 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory over Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open Final. It’s this hope, self-belief and a never-say-die attitude that helped Serena Williams overcome some of the greatest obstacles in
16-year-old Karman Kaur Thandi continued her unbeaten run and defeated Hsiang-Wen Huang 6-4, 6-2 to win the WTA Future Stars Under-16 event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Monday. The event has been added this year to the gala WTA Finals by the WTA in a bid to promote tennis across the Asia-Pacific region. Karman
The honour of receiving the Li Na serve went to India’s budding talent, 16-year-old Karman Kaur Thandi. Li Na was clearly enjoying her new role and went on rallying with the youngster who had earlier won the inaugural Under-16 Future Stars event. For Thandi this was surely a moment to treasure forever and it would definitely inspire the youngster.