Young athletes in the country are proving that age is just a number these days. It is important to note that talent is always the first priority and the 13-year-old boy identified as Vansh Nandal became the talk of the town as he got selected for World Junior Tennis Championships.
It didn’t take much time for Haryana boy to make India proud. The young boy had set his vision of becoming the next Roger Federer in Tennis. For that, he is giving everything to shape his sporting career.
After getting selected in the Indian team for the upcoming World Junior Tennis Championships, the bright prospect said he wants to give India their own Roger Federer. “Want to give India their own Roger Federer,” said the 13-year-old Vansh Nandal as per news agency ANI.
The Junior Tennis Championships is scheduled to go all guns blazing in Australia from March 28-April 5. Currently, Vansh is ranked at the number two spot and while playing the games in the U-12 category, he held the numero uno spot. Vansh developed a penchant for Tennis as he started playing Tennis at the age of six.
The young boy wants to deliver the much-needed amends for the country such that he can get hold of the yellow metal in the Olympics.
“I started playing tennis at the age of six. I have been selected for the World Junior Tennis Championship which will be held in Australia, it will take place from March 28-April 5 at Gold Coast. I aspire to bring a gold medal for the country in the Olympics,” Vansh told ANI.
The Federer-fan boy is now pretty much focussed on the upcoming tournaments.
“I was ranked number one in the U-12 category. I am currently focusing on the upcoming tournaments. This game is very costly, I took inspiration from Roger Federer. I want to work very hard and I want to give India their own Roger Federer,” he added.
Vansh’s father by the name of Anil Vandal said that he wants to see his son wing gold for the country in the Olympics one day.
“I wish that he brings gold for the country one day. He has been injured in the past, but he always kept at it. Tennis is his passion. He worked very hard and his ranking is a testament to that. I got the information of his selection through the mail sent by AITA,” Anil Vandal added.