Isha Lakhani : Sindhi Girl: A Tennis Star in Making
Traditionally Sindhi girls and women are being shaped as to occupy the place of home queen, but from the ancient times girls and women are proving their skills in other fields also. Recent addition to Famous Sindhi woman is the Isha Lakhani.
Isha was born in Mumbai on 29th April 1985. she has opted to be Tennis Player. If you look at Indian tennis sky it is with a few handful names like Ramnath krishnan and Amratrajs, in the woman section it is with more less names or rather limited with Nirupama and Sania Mirza. Anyway she persisted with her chosen sport passion and it is her determination and dedication that she is today she is considered as a tennis star in making even before winning any WTA tournament.
Isha came in the lime light in 1999 when she figured in the semifinals of Under 14 and Under 16 championship. In the Under - 14 she defeated Karnataka's Iciri Rai 6-3 6-3 while in the Under-16, Lakhani beat Delhi's Ankita Bhambri 5-7 6-1 6-4.
The next success step of her sporting life was at Asian junior tennis championship 2003. It was Saturday of December 13 when she went on to win the title at D L T A Complex New Delhi. A few people doubted her success because of withdrawal of top seeded Yung-Jan Chan due to complaining of a back-ache but it must be kept in mind that at that moment Isha Lakhani was leading with 6-4, 3-0.
She also represented India NEC World Youth Cup in Jakarta May2000,National Championship 2001. She has the talent to meet with the future challenges. All the Tennis experts are looking at her as the next Indian woman tennis sensation, after the Sania Mirza. We at The Sindhu World wish her success and pray for her achievements in the future life.