Ankita Raina: The new crush of Indian tennis fans after Sania Mirza

Aug 26, 2018, 13:12 IST
  • Ankita Raina: The new crush of Indian tennis fans after Sania Mirza

    Ankita Raina is an Indian tennis player, and the current Indian No. 1 in women's singles. Raina has won six singles and thirteen doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 9 April 2018, she entered into top 200 singles ranking of world becoming only third Indian to achieve this feat. On 5 January 2015, she peaked at world number 260 in the doubles rankings. Raina has also won Gold medals in the women's singles and mixed doubles events at the 2016 South Asian Games.She also won the Bronze medal for India at the ongoing Asian Games 2018 in the women's tennis singles

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  • Ankita Raina: The new crush of Indian tennis fans after Sania Mirza

    Ankita Raina keeps sharing her in-match pictures with motivational quotes. Here she wrote, "I remember the days I prayed for the things I have now. #gratitudedaily #ankitaraina_official"

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    Ankita Raina here spotted inaugurating a sports facility in Pune, she captioned "It was indeed an honour to be a part of the inauguration ceremony of sports facilities at Vidya Vikas Vidyalay yesterday in Pune. #honoured #grateful #sportsschool #pune #ankitaraina_official"

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    Ankita Raina is all smiles in this throwback picture, she captioned, "WTA Mumbai Open 2017! #majorthrowback #aweekfullofjoy #tennisfans #family #supporters #memories #missit #untillnextyear #ankitaraina_official"

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    Ankita Raina shared this lovely image of herself draped in a beautiful saree, with her mother on her side, she captioned, "I know I’m a bit late for this post but Happy Women’s Day! #internationalwomensday #betterlatethannever #mystrength #cheerstowomanhood #traveldays #ankitaraina_official"

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    Ankita Raina was spotted at the Wimbledon 2018, she captioned, IN PURSUIT of HAPPINESS. Into the qualifying of my 2nd Grand Slam of the year. #Wimbledon2018 #gratitude #upandonwards @sportsgujarat @YonexInd @tennisAcoach @ONGC_"

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    Ankita Raina posted this picture, where she is being felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, She captioned, "Thank you sir @narendramodi for believing in a little girl’s dream way back in October 2013 and supporting me in pursuit of my dreams. On May 22nd I’ll be playing my first Grand Slam ever. #gratitude #firstgrandslamever #dreamcometrue #jaihind"

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  • Ankita Raina: The new crush of Indian tennis fans after Sania Mirza

    Ankita Raina shared this picture from one of her matches, she captioned, "Improvement at anything is based on thousands of tiny failures, and the magnitude of your success is based on how many times you’ve failed at something. Lost in the Quarterfinals at the Kashiwa Open last week in Japan. A good learning experience against a top 100 ranked played and taking the positives. Time to get ready for the next tournament, starting tomorrow! -#KashiwaOpen #Japan #yonex #ankitaraina_official"

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  • Ankita Raina: The new crush of Indian tennis fans after Sania Mirza

    Ankita Raina has a never-say-die attitude which can be seen in the caption of this image she shared, Raina wrote, "Not the kind of match I wanted in singles but there’s always so much to learn and improve, taking the positives and getting ready for doubles! #ITF60K #Zhuhai #lessonlearnt #ankitaraina_official"

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    Ankita Raina shared a photo of the Indian team at the Fed Cup. Here she is spotted with other Indian tennis players, she captioned, "Team India at @fedcuptennis players dinner. #teamindia #fedcup2018 #bleedblue #newdelhi #bnpparibas"

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  • Ankita Raina: The new crush of Indian tennis fans after Sania Mirza

    Ankita Raina always dreamed of representing India in tennis, she captioned, "Living my dream #gratitude #doingwhatilove #taiwanopentennis #wta #yonex #yonexindia #yonexsunrise #yonexjapan #ankitaraina_official"

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  • Ankita Raina: The new crush of Indian tennis fans after Sania Mirza

    Ankita Raina shared this picture with Gujarat sports authorities, she captioned, "How great and encouraging it is when Respected (Secretary- V.P. Patel Sir, Sports Secretary/Director General -Kapadia Sir, Chief Coach Paresh Sir - SAG) came personally to my residence to recognize and honour me, for participation in my first Grand Slam. @sportsgujarat. I thank you on behalf of all the players from Gujarat for the encouragement and support you have been giving us which helps us to enhance our performance. Grateful to SAG staff as well as the worthy Government of Gujarat! @CMOGuj @patelishwarsinh @sportsgujarat

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  • Ankita Raina: The new crush of Indian tennis fans after Sania Mirza

    Another in-match picture Ankita Raina shared where she is delivering the perfect forehand. She captioned, "Don’t judge your performance on your best days, judge it on your worst days because that’s when it’s matters the most. A good run came to an end in the semifinals at the @kofuopen ITF 25K. Grateful to have played at such a nice club surrounded by beautiful mountains and had the Mount Fuji in the background view. Time to get ready for the next week!#gratitude #gettingreadyforthenextone #ankitaraina_official #beautifuljapan"

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  • Ankita Raina: The new crush of Indian tennis fans after Sania Mirza

    Ankita Raina shared this picture of herself receiving the trophy in one of the tournaments. She captioned, "Gwalior has indeed been very special for me considering that I’ve played here for the first time. I would like to thank Gwalior Chambal Tennis Association and its members for organizing this ITF event. The routine on & off court during this week helped me perform at my best. Traveling with my physiotherapist (Rutuja Patange) made a difference as she was there to help me recover faster and better after my matches. I want to thank Sports Authority of Gujarat for their support always, which has helped me to get at this level. Also, my team (coaches, trainer, physiotherapist, sports psychologist, dietitian and doctor) for working so religiously and keeping me healthy and fit. And lastly, my family, friends and well wishers who have been there in good and rough times. Cheers! #indiantennisrising #HBTA #ankitaraina_official"

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    Ankita Raina shared this beautiful picture with her mom after one of her wins at the Fed Cup, "Words fall short to describe what I've felt and experienced today on court! Best match of my career so far and best performance, gave my heart out today! My mother and I tears of joy after today's match. Maa Tujhe Salaam and I will continue to shine mother India's name! Today's victory against former world no. 23 and currently top 100 player, Yuliya Putinseva from Kazakhstan. Thi is a big event for me! Thank you all who came out there and supported team India. Grateful to all! #fedcup2018 #teamindia #bleedblue #newdelhi #ankitaraina_official"

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    This is how Ankita Raina shakes of her monday blues. Raina captioned, "Smashing into the week like.. #smashingmondays #hbta #ankitaraina_official"

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    Ankita Raina shared this picture of her first training session of 2018 from the PYC Hindu Gymkhana. She wrote, "First hit of this year! #firstrallylastedfor106balls #Yonex #Happy2018 #ankitaraina_official"

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Ankita Raina the Asian Games 2018 bronze medallist is a fighter who never gives up on-court, off-court she is a loving daughter and a fun-loving girl

 

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