10 Nov 2013
Ajeet Rai (Huatoki) was granted a Wildcard entry into the qualifying for an International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures tournament in Florida.
Rai (14) won his first round match 6-1 6-1 against 32 year old Carlos Torrelbas (Puerto Rico). Unfortunately, Rai lost in the second round of qualifying 6-1 6-1 to Joseph Cadogan, a 24yo native of Trinidad & Tobago, who has been ranked inside the top 1000 in the world.
Earlier this year:
Ajeetís burgeoning tennis
career continues to gather momentum and further overseas opportunities beckon
for the gifted young Taranaki teenager with him and Rakesh returning to
The New Plymouth Boys' High
School 14-year-old returned recently from a three-month stint training and
playing in events in Europe as a member of Tennis New
Rai seized the opportunity to
hone his skills on clay courts at tournaments in
"Things came together for me there and I played very good tennis," Rai said.
Rai's tour extended beyond the