• Sun. Jul 14th, 2024

Indian-origin American Tennis player Samir Banerjee wins Wimbledon Junior boy’s singles title

Indian-origin American Tennis player Samir Banerjee wins Wimbledon Junior boy’s singles title.

He defeated compatriot Victor Lilov 7-5, 6-3 in the final. Currently Junior World No. 19.

However, Samir’s roots trace back to Assam. Samir’s grandfather – Hiranmay Banerjee was a resident of Assam and was the General Manager of Oil India Limited. Later in the late 80s, Samir Banerjee’s parents – Kunal Banerjee and Usha had shifted to the US.

At the junior French Open, Banerjee, ranked 19 in the world, had crashed out in the first round.

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