Bhubaneswar: Ace tennis player of Odisha Kabir Hans was felicitated by PNV foundation on Friday. During a special event at Press club of Odisha, chairman of the Odisha Film Development Corporation (OFDC) Kuna Tripathy along with co founder of PNV foundation Satyabrata Sanu Ratha congratulated Kabir for his success in the game.
“PNV foundation has decided to support tennis players. We were proud to congratulate him for his success,” said Ratha.
After being felicitated, Kabir said, “I am very happy. This felicitation will help me go forward in future. Currently, I am doing well in doubles game. But my target to do well in singles also.”
Recently, Kabir had created history by becoming first player from Odisha to win in a national and an International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior U-18 tournaments.
Besides, he had also won Adidas junior tournament and YMCA junior ITF junior tennis tournament which were hosted at Chennai. He also excelled in runners-up at ITF junior tennis tournament in Hyderabad.