British-Indian Naiktha Bains makes her Wimbledon debut

Naiktha Bains, the British-Indian girl, who shot to limelight as a 7 year old hitting on the Wimbledon courts with Boris Becker – came around the full-circle to make her Wimbledon debut in the qualies this year.

Naiktha, ranked 222 now, was pitted against the higher ranked Danielle Lao of USA (rank 168) in the first round of the qualification draw. Naiktha lost the match in straight sets but this is only the beginning and we’ll hear more of this young girl soon.


Q1: Naiktha Bains (GBR, 222) l. Danielle Lao (USA, 168) 46 26

With Vijay Amritraj


Photos from Naiktha’s match

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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