Ankita Raina reaches the finals of Australian open Qualifers 2021
India’s top ranked women’s player Ankita Raina to crosses the semifinals of Australia open Qualifers with a courageous three set win over world number 118 Katrina Zavatska meanwhile Ramkumar Ramnathan couldn’t make it to finals in men’s singles.
Ankita overcame a second-set lapse to win 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 in the second round against the Ukrainian, in the women’s singles qualifiers which was held in Dubai.
After 6 attempts she finally cracked the singles main draw of a Grand Slam. Till now only Nirupama Vaidyanathan and Sania Mirza have competed in the women’s singles main draw of a Grand Slam from India.
However, Ramkumar lost his second round 3-6, 2-6 to Chinese Taipei’s Tung-Lin Wu in the men’s singles which was held in Doha.