Clervie Ngounoue, 16, won the junior doubles title at Roland-Garros a few weeks ago.
Cameroonian Clervie Ngounoue, born in the United States to Cameroonian parents, has a promising future. The 16-year-old athlete won the junior doubles title at Roland-Garros a few weeks ago with his partner Tyra Grant. The two sixth-seeded players took turns beating first-seeded Alina Korneeva and Sarah Saito (6-3, 6-2) in the final.
With this victory, Clervie Ngounoue wins her second junior Grand Slam title after her triumph at the Australian Open last year with Diana Shnaider. His partner Grant testifies: “For my first participation in a Grand Slam tournament, it was a great experience. I’m so happy to have been able to play doubles with Clervie… It was incredible. »
Clervie Ngounoue was trained at the Metropolitan Tennis and Education Group USTA Foundation NJTL chapter in Silver Spring and the USTA Foundation Excellence Team.
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