Yuki Bhambri wins Junior Australian Open in 2009

January 31st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin  

Yuki Bhambri Yuki Bhambri, born July 4, 1992, in New Delhi is the top ranked junior tennis player in the world and champion of junior boys Australian open 2009. He is younger brother of tennis players Ankita and Sanaa Bhambri. He won the junior Australian Open in 2009, winning the final 6-3 6-1.

Sixteen-year-old Yuki came into the Australian Open as the top seed, having reached the semi-final here last year.

Yuki has been performing exceptionally in the international circuit. His best show so far has been the title win at the Orange Bowl in Key Biscayne in the US, considered to be the fifth Grand Slam, besides the Osaka Mayor’s Cup in October. It catapulted him to No. 2 in World junior rankings.

However, Yuki’s doubles campaign ended in semi-final after he and his Taipei partner Liang Chi-Huang lost 3-6, 1-6 to Russia’s Mikhal Biryukov and Japanese Yasutaka Uchiyama Friday.

Yuki honed his skills at the famous Nick Bolletieri Tennis Academy in the USA. He is coached by Aditya Sachdeva, who accompanied him to Melbourne.

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