Alex M at ITF W25 Chiang Rai on Sunday at the Chiang Rai Sports Center in Thailand. Ila won her second professional title 6-4, 6-2 against Pucca home bet Luxika Kumkhum.
After pulling away from the opening salvo of the tough fight marked by the 4-all stalemate, Mrs. Ila was aiming in the second frame, running fast 4-1 cushions on the way to a strong victory of $ 25,000 tilt against 28-year-old Thai.
It took more than a year to make it for the 16-year-old Filipino taker, who won his landmark championship in January 2021 at W15 Manakore, Spain, where Rafael Nadal is also a scholar at the academy.
Late last month, Mrs. Ila made a quick exit from the prestigious Miami Open, featuring the world’s top netizens, which proved to be a huge stepping stone to her Thai dominance.
She dropped just one set against Serbia’s Katarina Kozarev in the first round, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, before swept Thailand’s Pacharin Chipchandez 6-3, 6-4, Japan’s Momoko Kobri, 6-3, 6. . -3, and China’s Yixin Ma, 6-3, 6-4 in the final against Miss Kumkhum.
Ms. Ella recently rose to 533rd in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings after six events, ending a pair of round-of-16s in France as her best performance before the Thailand Championships.
In the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Girls’ Rankings, Ms. Ella is 11th, although she has yet to play a tourniquet in the junior scene this season after winning the French Open women’s doubles grand slam last year.
A member of the national team, Mrs. Ila will have to take a very short break as she is listed in the second leg of Chiang Rai Just this week as part of her preparations for the 31st.St. The Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi next month. – John Brian Hollande