Anahat Singh

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Anahat Singh
Country India
Born (2008-03-13) 13 March 2008 (age 14)
RetiredActive
PlaysRight handed
Coached byRitwik Bhattacharya

Anahat Singh (born 13 March 2008) is an Indian squash player. At the age of 14, she is the youngest athlete to represent India at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.[1]

Early life

Initially, Singh had started playing badminton when she was six years old. She used to accompany her sister Amira, who played squash. Singh played in some squash tournaments where she performed well. Subsequently, she grew fond of the game and switched to squash at the age of eight.[2]

Career

She rose to prominence after winning the Girls U11 title at the British Junior Open Squash in January 2019,[3] followed by the Girls U13 title at the Dutch Junior Open Squash in July the same year.[4] In June 2022, Singh won the Girls U15 title of the Asian Junior Squash Individual Championships.[5] As of June 2022, she is the top ranked player in Asia in the Girls U15 category.[6]

She was also a part of the 2021–22 PSA World Tour, by virtue of reaching quarterfinals of the HCL SRFI Indian Tour – Noida held during 4-7 September 2021.

References

  1. ^ Nag, Utathya. "Who is Anahat Singh - How a PV Sindhu fan became India's squash sensation". Olympics. Retrieved 29 July 2022.
  2. ^ "CWG 2022: Meet Anahat Singh, the 14-year-old squash player making her India debut at CWG". ESPN. 28 July 2022. Retrieved 29 July 2022.
  3. ^ "Five nations share British Junior Open honours on thrilling finals day - Professional Squash Association". psaworldtour.com. Retrieved 29 July 2022.
  4. ^ stevecubbins (14 July 2019). "Dutch Junior Open : Finals Day". SquashSite - all about Squash. Retrieved 29 July 2022.
  5. ^ "Asian Junior Squash: India's Anahat Singh wins U-15 title". Free Press Journal. Retrieved 29 July 2022.
  6. ^ "Asian Junior Ranking June 2022 - Girls Under 15" (PDF).


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