Jammu girls win bronze in Jr National Soft Tennis Championship
Post by RK News on Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Vijayvada, Oct 23: Sidhani Singh of Jammu along with Shreemai Bhat clinched bronze medal in the doubles of 18th Junior National Soft Tennis Championship played at Tennis Complex, Indira Gandhi Stadium, Vijayawada, Andra Pradesh.
Sidhani Singh and Shreemai Bhat won by 3-0 defeating the rivals in the tourney held in Andhra Pradesh from 15th to 19th of October, 2023.
The duo defeated Kerala, MP, Tamilnadu, Andra Pradesh in the earlier events thus qualifying for the medal.
Hailing the scintillating win, the Jammu and Kashmir Amateur Soft Tennis Association described the performance of Sidhani Singh as yet another feat registered by the talented sportsperson from the region at the national level.
Incharge General Secretary, JKASTA, Asif Altaf, while felicitating the promising players at Jammu, said their win has come as a big morale booster for the budding players of Jammu who will be inspired by their performance to give their best in the chosen discipline of sports. This will motivate the youngsters towards soft tennis and imbibe in them the spirit of competition in true ethos of sportsmanship, he added.
Asif complimented both the players for bringing laurels to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, saying this will indeed serve as an inspiration for others to emulate.
Pertinently, Sidhani Singh has already won bronze medal in Senior Soft Tennis National championship while Shreemai Bhat had won silver in Sub Junior Nationals.
Asif Altaf has expressed gratitude to the J&K Sports Council, especially its Secretary Nuzhat Gul, for extending all support to the budding players and the Association as well.
Both these winning players along with others sportspersons are being trained by international player and Coach, Indu Bhushan Padha, at the Soft Tennis Khello Center, M A Stadium.