Ankita Raina a step closer to WTA event in Thailand

Ankita Raina has qualified for the second and final qualifying round of the $250,000 WTA tennis tournament.

Karman Kaur Thandi (left) and Ankita Raina. (file photo)   -  Kamesh Srinivasan

Ankita Raina blanked Kwan Yau Ng of Hong Kong 6-0, 6-0 to reach the second and final qualifying round of the $250,000 WTA tennis tournament in Hua Hin, Thailand, on Saturday.

In the final round, Ankita will play fifth seed Conny Perrin of Switzerland.

Karman Kaur Thandi, however, went down fighting 3-6, 5-7 to Chloe Paquet of France.

The results

$25,000 WTA, Hua Hin, Thailand

Qualifying singles (first round): Chloe Paquet (Fra) bt Karman Thandi 6-3, 7-5; Ankita Raina bt Kwan Yau Ng (Hkg) 6-0, 6-0.

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