Indian-American Teen Wins Atlanta ITF Tournament Finals

An Indian-American teen may soon feature in International Tennis Federation’s top 200 rankings after she won the girls’ singles and doubles titles at the 2015 Atlanta ITF tournament.

Natasha Subhash, 14, of Virginia, became the first Indian-origin player to achieve the double feat in an international tennis tournament, played on hard courts at the Life Time Athletic and Tennis club at Peachtree Corners in Georgia, The American Bazaar online reported on Monday.

Subhash won the girls’ singles title in the ITF tournament on Sunday beating Layne Sleeth, 14, of Canada, in straight sets 6-3, 6-1 in the final.

She clinched the girls’ doubles title on Saturday with her American partner Ann Li, defeating Ali Collins of Britain and River Hart of Canada in the final 6-2, 6-4.

Subhash and Li are now on a 10-0 streak in the doubles after they won their second consecutive ITF tournament on Sunday. The duo also clinched the Pan American title.

Subhash dropped only one set in the entire tournament on her way to the singles and doubles championship.

“I’m happy I won the singles and the doubles title,” said Subhash.


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