Rushmi Chakravarthi


Rushmi Chakravarthi is a professional Indian tennis player who has won a record 45 ITF Women's Circuit titles, the highest number set by any other Indian female player. She started playing professionally with the first round of the WTA Tour Sunfeast Open Tournament held at Kolkata in September 2005. She dominates the ITF Circuit. Chakravarthi has played on the WTA Tour on two occasions in her whole career- at the Sunfeast Open in 2005 and 2006, losing in round one both times. The biggest moment of her illustrious career was when she won four medals (of which two were Gold) at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games. She has also competed in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, where she progressed to the quarterfinals by beating English Katie O'Brien and won the doubles bronze medal with Sania Mirza. Chakravarthi was awarded a wild card entry to 2012 London Olympics in London along with Sania Mirza to play in Women's Doubles.
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