LUKSIKA STUNS EIGHTH SEED IN HUA HIN

sports November 10, 2015 01:00

By Lerpong Amsa-ngiam

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Thai No 1 Luksika Kumkhum put up a gutsy fight as she came from behind to upset former world No 13 and eighth seed Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 5-7 7-5 6-4 in the first round of the US$125,000 EA Hua Hin Championship Presented by Singha Corporation at the



Ranked only at No 211 in the world Luksika rallied back from a break down in the second and third sets, using her impressive double-fisted groudnstrokes  to stun the 93rd ranked opponent in two hours and 35 minutes.

The country’s ace will meet fellow compatriot Varatchaya Wongteanchai in the all Thai second round showdown today at 2pm. 

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