Tennis: Sarah Pang's grit pays off as she breaks into WTA singles rankings

34-year-old Sarah Pang rose to the 1232 spot on the Women's Tennis Association single rankings released on Aug 5. She is the eighth Singaporean to do so.
Sarah Pang broke into the Women's Tennis Association singles rankings after more than four years of training and touring, becoming only the eighth Singaporean woman to do so.
Sarah Pang broke into the Women's Tennis Association singles rankings after more than four years of training and touring, becoming only the eighth Singaporean woman to do so.ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

SINGAPORE - At the age of 34, when many professional tennis players have already hung up their rackets, Sarah Pang is taking a baby step towards her dream of playing in a Grand Slam.

On Aug 5, Pang finally broke into the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings after more than four years of training and touring, becoming only the eighth Singaporean woman to do so.

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