21-year-old Prarthana Thombare is a rising star in the tennis world. Hailing from India, she is currently ranked 205th in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association.
While she has not yet won a WTA singles title, she has shown great promise and is definitely one to watch in the coming years. Here’s a look at her career thus far.
History of Prarthana Thombare
Early Career and promising results
Thombare starting playing tennis at the age of six and turned professional in 2010. In 2012, she won her first ITF singles title and followed that up with her first ITF doubles title the following year.
In 2014, she made it to the quarterfinals of an International-level event for the first time in her career. The following year, she reached her first WTA tour semi-final.
2016 was a breakout year for Thombare. She made it to the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time at Wimbledon and also reached her career-high WTA singles ranking of 125th in August. She also had a successful run in doubles, winning her second WTA title with partner Akgul Amanmuradova.
More success in 2017
Thombare started off 2017 by winning her third ITF singles title. She then went on to reach the semifinals of an International-level tournament for the first time since 2015. In July, she won her fourth ITF doubles title with partner Tena Lukas.
This was followed by another strong showing at Wimbledon, where she made it to the second round before losing to eventual champion Garbiñe Muguruza.
Indian tennis player Prarthana Thombare is certainly one to watch in the coming years. She has already had much success early on in her career and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. With ranked 205th in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association, we can expect big things from this young rising star.
Frequently Ask Questions
What is Prarthana Thombare’s career-high WTA singles ranking?
125th, which she reached in August 2016.
How many WTA titles has Prarthana Thombare won?
One, which she won in doubles in 2016 with partner Akgul Amanmuradova.
What is Prarthana Thombare’s best Grand Slam result?
Reaching the third round at Wimbledon in 2016.
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