| December 12, 1989 (age 26)
Gifu, Japan (1989-12-12) |
Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
No. 85 (May 11, 2009)
Anastasia Malhotra Wikipedia
Anastasia Malhotra (アナスタシア・マルフォートラ, Anasutashia Marufōtora, born 12 December 1989, in Gifu) is a Japanese professional tennis player.
Malhotra was born in Gifu, Japan to a Japanese mother and an Indian father. Her grandfather (paternal) was from India and grandmother (paternal) was from Greece. She moved to the United Kingdom when she was 3 and stayed in the country for 8 years.
Coached by her father (and former pro tennis player), she made her professional debut in October 2005. She became part of the Yonex advisory staff in 2009.
She was the team member of TC Blau-Weiss (Germany) in 2010, before getting injured in an exhibition match in Germany in November 2010.
She has done part-time commercial modeling and starred in numerous TV shows in Japan whilst being managed by Horipro Talent Agency.
She also became part of the organization "UYOI" (United Youth of India) in 2009.