Sandesh Kurale who started tennis on his father’s farm near Kolhapur has won the Under 18 national championship scraping past 13 year old Manas Dhamne of Pune 4-6,6-2,7-6(3) at Indore today in a all Maharashtra clash .
Sandesh is being coached by Arshad Desai at KDLTA Kolhapur and both deserve big applause .
The vision and commitment by MSLTA Council and the years of hard work developing tennis in districts and the forward looking district development programs has borne fruit as we have national champ from district .
Truly satisfying moment for us all .
Well done coaches Arshad and Manal Desai for their hard work in producing a national champion from Kolhapur.
Also well done Manas bad luck and hope you will win the next edition.