The 17-year-old Samir Banerjee was knocked out in the first round at the Junior French Open, but he did an amazing job at Wimbledon. They had to struggle to win the first set but in the second set they easily won 6-3 and captured the title. Sameer’s parents moved to America in the 1980s.
Also Read: Ashleigh Barty Wins Wimbledon For The First Time, Second Grand Slam Title Of Career
Yuki Bhambri won the junior singles title in 2009 and was the last Indian to win the Junior Grand Slam. When he won the boys final at the Australian Open. At the same time, Sumit Nagal, who hails from Haryana, won Wimbledon Boys Doubles in 2015 with Lee Hoang Nam of Vietnam.
Remember the name – Samir Banerjee
— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 11, 2021
Ramanathan Krishnan was the first Indian to win the Junior Wimbledon Championships in 1954. His son Ramesh Krishnan won the 1970 Junior Wimbledon and Junior French Open titles. Legendary Leander Paes won the Junior Wimbledon and Junior US Open titles in 1990.