Indian-origin Samir Banerjee lifts Wimbledon boys singles title | Tennis Information

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LONDON: American tennis participant of Indian-origin Samir Banerjee on Sunday lifted the Wimbledon boys singles title with a straight set win over compatriot Victor Lilov.
Taking part in solely his second junior Grand Slam, the 17-year-old gained 7-5, 6-Three within the last that lasted in a single hour 22 minutes.
Banerjee’s mother and father had moved to America within the 1980s.

On the junior French Open, Banerjee, ranked 19 on the earth, had crashed out within the first spherical.
India has been struggling to subject a worthy contender at junior Grand Slams for a while now.
As a consequence of lack of a sturdy home circuit and never having sufficient competitions at residence to earn world rating factors, India has been struggling to create the subsequent crop of children.
Yuki Bhambri was the final Indian to win a junior singles title when he triumphed on the Australian Open in 2009 whereas Sumit Nagal gained the Wimbledon boys doubles in 2015 with Vietnam’s Ly Hoang Nam.
Ramanathan Krishnan was the primary Indian to win a junior main when he gained the 1954 Junior Wimbledon championship.
His son Ramesh Krishnan gained the 1970 junior Wimbledon and junior French Open titles whereas Leander Paes gained the 1990 junior Wimbledon and junior US Open. Paes was additionally a runner-up on the junior Australian Open.

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