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Junior tennis star Lim cracks ranking high

/ 01:44 AM February 19, 2015

MANILA, Philippines—Filipino junior tennis star Alberto Lim punched through the top 70 in world rankings following his back-to-back title runs recently in India before settling for the 95th spot recently.

The 15-year-old, who has rejuvenated his game following groin injury that sidelined him for months last year, reached a career-best rank after victories in the Delhi ITJ juniors Grade 2 and Chandigarh juniors Grade 3 last last month.

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Lim, who was at 150th last year but slid back to 250th following his injury, said he is now psychologically prepared to launch bids in bigger tournaments.

“Now I know that I can do it, after my victories in India right after suffering injury, I felt that I grew stronger in my game,” said Lim.

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Lim will see action in the Thailand ITF starting March 2 which is a Grade 1 level and is expected to lure the most promising young tennis stars in the region as well as those from Europe. Marc Anthony Reyes

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