Name of the Sportsperson: Yuki Bhambri
Date of Birth: 4 July 1992
State: New Delhi
Achievements and Awards:
• He won the Junior Australian Open Boys singles title in 2009 by beating Alexandros-Ferdinandos Georgoudas of Germany in the finals.
• Yuki also won the Asia/Oceania Cup in Indonesia
• He was the first Indian winner of the prestigious Orange Bowl at the young age of 16, beating top US player Jarmere Jenkins in straight sets.
• In 2009, Yuki began the year strong winning the junior Australian Open defeating German Alexandros-Ferdinandos Georgoudas in the final 6–3 6–1 in only 57 minutes.
Yuki Bhambri was born on 4 July 1992 in New Delhi, is a male Indian professional tennis player. He was ranked as a junior by the ITF World No. 1 and was consistently in the top 20 from the beginning of 2008.He won the Junior Australian Open Boys singles title in 2009 by beating Alexandros-Ferdinandos Georgoudas of Germany 6-3, 6-1 in the finals.
He competed in all the Junior Grand Slam Tournaments in 2008, He lost in 2008 Asian Open Boys’ Singles in the semi-finals to eventual champion Bernard Tomic He lost in the first round of the French Open Boys' Singles and Wimbledon Boys' Singles. He made it to the second round of U.S. Open Boys' Singles before losing to his doubles partner. He played in three Junior Grand Slam Doubles tournaments partnering with Karunuday. He had participated in a number of Future and Challenger events in India since he was 15, but has focused mostly on ITF junior events after turning 16.
After his win in the Orange Bowl, Yuki obtained a wild card entry in the Sony Ericsson Open qualifying draw; however, IMG, the host of the tournament, decided to upgrade Yuki to receive a spot in the main draw of the tournament, where he competed a draw including all the top professionals such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic. He also obtained a wild card spot in the doubles main draw pairing with Harsh Mankad as well as a wild card spot in the singles qualifying draw in the Chennai open .He also obtained a wild card position for the 2010 Australian open qualifying draw as an additional reward for his win at the 2009 Junior Australian Open. In August, Bhambri advanced to the finals of the first Youth Olympics Games in Singapore by defeating Damir Dzumhur