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Ankita Ravinderkrishan Raina, professionally known as Ankita Raina is an Indian Tennis Player who represents India at the International level. She is one of only two women who had won a WTA-level title representing India. Apart from that, she bagged 11 singles and 18 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit and also entered the top 100 doubles rankings for the first time.
She made India proud at the 2016 South Asian Games after winning gold medals in the women’s singles and mixed doubles events. Currently, she hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 11 January 1993, Ankita will turn 28 years old in the year 2021. She seems to be tall with a height of 163 in centimeters and 5’4” in feet and inches. She is a well-built lady with body measurements of 33 inches breast, 24 inches waist, and 34 inches hips.
Being a Sports personality, she seems very fit and healthy and weighs 55 kg in kilograms and 121 lbs in pounds approximately. Her brown eyes color and black hair make his personality even more rocking.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Ankita Raina is $1 Million approx.
Education / Family
Ankita was born and raised up in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, and belongs to a Hindu family. She is the lovely daughter of her father Ravinder Krishan Raina and her mother Lalita Raina.
She grew up along with a brother named Ankur. However, she studied at Brihan Maharashtra. Therefore, no information is available about her further educational qualifications.
Ankita Ravinderkrishan Raina
|Birth Place||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
|Date Of Birth||11 January 1993|
|Age||28 years old (as of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 163 cm
In feet inches – 5’4”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 55 kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
|Home Town||Pune, Maharashtra, India|
|Fathers Name||Ravinder Krishan Raina|
|Mothers Name||Lalita Raina
Career / Fashion And Style
She started her career in tennis at the age of five and has been coached by Hemant Bendrey from a young age. In 2009, she made her first professional appearance at a small ITF tournament. After that, she continued to participate in local ITF events won her first professional singles title in 2012.
She won two matches at the 2017 Mumbai Open and it turns out to be her breakthrough tournament. She reached a ranking of world No. 181 in 2018. She won the bronze medal in the Asian Games in 2018 and became the second player after Sania Mirza to have won a singles medal at the Asian Games.
At the 2018 OEC Taipei WTA Challenger, she won the biggest doubles title of her career partnering with compatriot Karman Kaur Thandi. She won the ITF W25 title in Singapore after a loss at the 2019 Australian Open. She reached the second qualifying rounds of both the 2019 Wimbledon Championships and the 2019 US Open.
After reaching the finals of the 2019 Suzhou Ladies Open, she entered the top 150 doubles rankings for the first time. She found further doubles success by winning two back-to-back ITF titles which gave Raina a new career-high ranking of No. 119 in doubles. She advanced to the second qualifying round for the first time at the 2020 French Open.
She won the biggest ITF doubles title of her career at the 2020 Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge 2020. She won the first WTA singles main draw match of her career at the 2021 Phillip Island Trophy and with this, she became the second Indian female after Sania Mirza to win a WTA title.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Akshay Kumar|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favourite City||Ahmedabad & London|
|Most loved possessions||Tennis Racquets|
|Favorite Sport Persons||Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams & Sania Mirza|
|Books that have influenced||Serena Williams, Queen of the court|
|Favorite Food||Pani Puri and Fish prepared Indian Style|
|Favorite TV Program||Sarabhai vs Sarabhai|
|Favorite Movie||Chak De India|
|Favorite Celebrity||Rafael Nadal|
Some Interesting Facts About Ankita Raina
- Her full name is Ankita Ravinderkrishan Raina.
- She ranked at 95 in Doubles as of 2021.
- Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
- She had a non-vegetarian food habit.
- She preferred grass and hard court.
- To participate in overseas junior tournaments, she was helped by Dishman Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals.
- She met Narendra Modi, India’s then-future prime minister in 2013.
- She used racquets and clothing.
- Her current supporter is the Adani Group.
- She signed sponsorship deals with the Sports Authority of Gujarat and Yonex.