Pari Singh seeded No.2 for second the event of Asian under-14 Development tennis
From being a rank outsider to being the second seed, Pari Singh has done a lot to give her tennis career a strong footing in the Asian under-14 Development Championship in Tashkent.
By making the final, the 178th ranked Pari has brightened her chances of making the Asian team for the European circuit.
Yet, it is only the half way and there is another tournament to negotiate before the best emerge from the Division-1 event.
Pari has been drawn to play Se-Yeon Yang of Korea in the first round. She has the eighth seed Lok Shu Tang of Hong Kong in her quarter.
Suhitha Maruri will start against Maralqoo Choqsomjav of Mongolia, while Chahana Budhbhatti will open against Uzbek seventh seed Qahramonova Maftunabonu.
In the boys event, Agriya Yadav and Ayushmaan Arjeria have been seeded fifth and eighth respectively and have a bye in the first round. Yuvan Nadal will start against Vichinthya Nilaweera of Sri Lanka.
With the much experienced coach Nar Singh to guide, it is a good opportunity for Pari Singh company to be at their competitive best one more week so as to make the cut for the ITF Asian team for the European circuit.
(Courtesy: The Hindu)