Karman Kaur Thandi Clinches ITF Women's Tennis Tournament Title

On 23rd July, 2023, third seed Karman Kaur Thandi emerged victorious in the final of the $60,000 ITF women's tennis tournament held in Evansville, USA, defeating fourth-ranked Yuliia Starodubteva of Ukraine in a thrilling three-set match.

Key Points:

  • Title Tally: This marks Karman's second title at this level, with her previous win at Saguenay, Canada, in October. Overall, it is the fourth singles crown of her career, including two wins last season, with one victory in Gurugram, India.
  • Ranking Leap: Following her title win, Karman climbed 51 places in the ranking list, now standing at 210, making her the second-highest-ranked Indian player after Ankita Raina (ranked 200).