ANJELIKA OF AVE MARIA CONVENT ,NEGOMBO TOPS AT FED CUP.
Anjelika exposing her talents in tennis in recent times proved herself
a budding tennis star.
She was unbeaten throughout ITF Junior Circuit Week -1, last month
and clinched the ITF Junior title beating Harune Shigemasu of Japan
and Qianyu Liu of China.
At the moment 16 year old Anjelica is participating in the Fed Cup
Paribas Women’s Tennis Championship 2019, the World’s Largest
Annual Women’s International Tennis Competition.
This year the nations in group II that includes Sri Lanka competes in
two different venues and Sri Lanka now contests in Dushanbe.
Initially Sri Lanka was pooled in with Iran and Singapore to start off
their group stage in the tournament. On the opening day of the
competition (12 th June 2019) the first set was evenly fought and
finally Anjelika broke free at 4 games all to win the closing couple
Angelica was more relaxed in the second set being a head at the four
games to 1 and later 5 – 2 and eventually went on to seal Sri Lanka’s
first victory 1 rubber to 0.
While congratulating we wish Angelica and the number of the Sri
Lankan team Good luck and God’s blessings for the upcoming games.