Category: Indian Origin Players

These are a series of Interviews covering the journey of Indian Origin players representing their respective nationalities

“I want to be at a level where I can play the Slams and WTA events regularly” : Indo-Brit Naiktha Bains

Indian origin born in Great Britain, living in Australia, a perfect example of a young champion belonging to a multi-ethnic background. From playing a Tennis Talent Hunt Championship back in the UK, to making the cut for the Australian Open 2020 singles qualifying, Naiktha has soared up through the rankings and is knocking on the doors of the Main Draw in a Grand Slam

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‘I chose the name ‘Astra’ which means the weapon of God (in Mahabharata) and she has indeed lived up to that name!’ – Mr Devdutt Sharma shares a brief perspective as a parent on the journey of Astra Sharma

Mr Devdutt Sharma provides a brief peek into the journey of Astra from a parent’s perspective, the impact of College tennis on her career, their Indian roots and how Astra has lived up to the name he had given her!

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