French Open spotlight on players of Indian origin : Astra Sharma

Astra Sharma, the Australian Fed Cup team member, had entered the spotlight of world tennis with her big run at the 2019 Australian Open where she reached the 2nd round in singles (coming from the qualifying) and then the finals of the Mixed Doubles event. Coming into the French Open 2019, Astra has already made it to the top-100 in singles, a phenomenal achievement.

Astra had a difficult French Open as she lost in the 1st round of both the singles and doubles competitions. A video featuring Astra and photos from her matches below.

Coach Geoff Macdonald calling out Astra Sharma as the best athlete he has ever worked with

Few photos from Astra Sharma’s matches

Indian based in the Alps region. Works for an IT firm during the weekdays und auch lernt Deutsch. On the weekends, he can be traced somewhere in the Mountains or on backpacker trips. Is a Social Worker / Activist with a deeper interest for Indian / Swiss tennis from the past year.

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