Chastening experience for Singaporean pair in Paris

The Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament in Paris was an eye-opener for Adithya Suresh (above) and Sarah Anne Wong. Both lost all their matches on the clay courts.
The Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament in Paris was an eye-opener for Adithya Suresh (above) and Sarah Anne Wong. Both lost all their matches on the clay courts.PHOTO: ALEXIS REAU/SIPA/LONGINES
The Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament in Paris was an eye-opener for Adithya Suresh and Sarah Anne Wong. Both lost all their matches on the clay courts.
The Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament in Paris was an eye-opener for Adithya Suresh and Sarah Anne Wong. Both lost all their matches on the clay courts.PHOTO: ALEXIS REAU/SIPA/LONGINES

An eye-opener. That was the biggest takeaway from the Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament for Singaporeans Adithya Suresh and Sarah Anne Wong, after they both lost every match in Paris on Thursday.

Their coach, Nandagopal Balasubramaniam, had even tipped Adithya as having a decent chance of advancing past the round-robin stage of the May 31-June 2 event.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 03, 2018, with the headline 'Chastening experience for S'porean pair in Paris'. Print Edition | Subscribe