9 December 2020


City based soft tennis star Rohit Dhiman, who has represented India many times on the international platform, is eager to bounce back on the court  after the lockdown. Dhiman, who has been away from his game for nearly six months due to the global epidemic – Covid 19, has once again landed on the tennis court and is desperate to excel for his nation.

23-year-old Dhiman has got his sporting talent ironed by participating in national and international competitions at a young age. Dhiman got the honor of representing India in the 18th Asian Games held in Jakarta and  in the same year in 2018 chanced to play in the 3rd World Junior Softball Tennis Championships, Korea Cup Soft Tennis Tournament and Germany Soft Tennis German Open Earlier, in the 15th World Soft Tennis Championship held in 2015, Dhiman managed to win the Bronze medal in singles and doubles matches.

In the year 2014 also, Rohit was selected for the Indian team in the Asian Games held in South Korea and represented the country in the Korea Cup International tournament at South Korea in the same year. Two years later, in 2016, he represented the country at the Eighth Asian Soft Tennis Championship held in Japan.

At the national level too, Dhiman has dusted his opponents. At the ninth Senior National Soft Tennis Championship held in Ludhiana in 2011, Dhiman received a Bronze medal in the doubles category while in the 12th Senior National Soft Tennis Championship held in 2015 in Ludhiana earned Bronze in Gold and Doubles.

In June 2016, at the 14th Senior National Soft Tennis Championship held at Punjab University, Chandigarh, Dhiman won the gold medals in the single and doubles category. Over time, his game grew sharpened and the following year he won the gold medal in the team event category, doubles and singles match at the 15th Senior Soft Tennis National Soft Tennis Championship held in Jalandhar in 2017. Last year in March 2019, Dhiman won the silver medals in singles and doubles matches at the 16th Senior National Soft Tennis Championship held in Lucknow.

Dhiman is now sweating hard to return to his rhythm to compensate for the lack of practice due to the Covid 19.


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