Anahat Singh was too good for Jada Ross of St Vincent and the Grenadines.© NDTV
India’s youngest athlete on the Commonwealth Video games, 14-year-old squash participant Anahat Singh, made a successful begin within the girls’s singles competitors on Friday. Anahat was too good for Jada Ross of St Vincent and the Grenadines, finishing an 11-5 11-2 11-0 win within the spherical of 64. “It is actually thrilling and a lot enjoyable,” Anahat stated after her successful begin. “It is my first senior match, so I did not actually know what to anticipate, however I bought extra assured because the match went on. I had nothing to lose.
“A variety of my household are right here they usually had been all cheering actually loudly,” she added.
Hailing Anahat’s courtroom sense, coach Chris Walker stated: “She has nice problem-solving expertise. She could be very good, has good courtroom sense and nice racket work.
“At 14, you simply need to assist that expertise develop. The quick time frame I have been working along with her has simply been great enjoyable.
“It is so thrilling for the longer term. She is a stunning woman,” he added.
“She has bought an incredible angle to all this consideration. She’s simply having fun with the journey. She gained the third sport 11-0, there was by no means any probability of her letting up. She could be very current when she is taking part in and so mature for such a younger age,” he concluded.
Anahat was chosen within the Indian crew following her spectacular run on the under-15 stage together with wins on the Asian Junior Squash and German Open this 12 months.
One other debutant, Abhay Singh, was slated to play his singles opener towards Joe Chapman of British Virgin Islands in a while Friday.
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