Lakshya’s Upcoming Star- Salsa Aher

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Lakshya’s Upcoming Star - Salsa Aher

Cognizing the fact that in our country the biggest snag is the inadequacy of funds for the athletes, Lakshya, a brainchild of like minded sports enthusiasts took up the task of providing support for our athletes.

Born on 12th June 2001, Salsa Aher dedicated herself to Tennis at the age of 6. While training at Kedar Shah's Bounce Academy she progressed excessively. Lakshya recognised the talent of Salsa Aher, after watching her play and looking at her determination. With intensive training under the guidance of professional coach, nutritionists, psychologists, etc. provided by Team Lakshya, Salsa prepared herself for the upcoming.

We proudly announce some of her great achievements with Lakshya:

  • In 2015, Salsa ranked 1st in Maharashtra State Level U17, capturing Gold medal at School Tennis Tournament, Aurangabad.
  • She went on to win various national level tournaments. She also won the Fenesta Open in Delhi.
  • She was the Singles winner at the Under 18 in February 2017 in Nanded.
  • In March 2017, she got selected for the Indian Federation Cup Jr. team to play for the country for which she sacrificed her SSC boards exam.
  • In May 2017, Salsa won Singles U-18 title against 2nd seed Ubrani Banerjee from West Bengal and also was the U-16 Runner Up at Pune Nationals.
  • In the same month, she reached quarterfinals of Asian B1 grade ITF Junior. tournament where she earned 60 ITF Jr. points and her world Junior ranking jumped from 840 to 340.
  • She then went on to win the runner up trophy at 11th Ramesh Desai Memorial Nationals Under-16.
  • At ITF (International Tennis Federation) which was held in Thailand, she bagged the second place in Singles and qualified the pre-quarterfinals for Doubles.
  • She currently ranks No.1 in Under-16 player  and No.3 in Under- 18 at State Level.

With support from Lakshya and General Industrial Controls Pvt Ltd, Salsa  managed her expenses for trainings, physical fitness, mental toughness, diet & travel for the tournaments abroad.
Salsa Aher is making big strides, winning championships successively with hard work and perseverance.
We will soon come back with many more in her achievements list.


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