Christopher Rungkat Next Target : Perform at Grand Slam

Christoper Rungkat

Christopher Rungkat still hungry for the title. Acquired three gold medals at the SEA Games in Jakarta-Palembang XXVI became the starting point of the struggle toward greater competition.

“My target is now trying to follow the qualifying Grand Slam tournaments,” said Christo.

As world number 420 at this time, there are many things that should be pursued. “Actually I had targeted to penetrate the 350 world rankings later this year, but apparently missed,” he said.

Christo also targeting the United States as a place to score points at the beginning of 2012. “I had planned to participate in tournaments there (U.S.), futures tournament, then the tournament challenger,” he said.

Throughout 2011 Christo’s more a chance to compete on more than 15 tournaments. With opportunity, ranking Christo which was originally only at the level of the world’s 670 can be increased to a level of 400 globe. “But that was not enough for the Grand Slam. I have many more to follow on tour especially for challenger tournaments so that the point could continue to grow,” he said.

With the existence of such a strategy greatly wished Christo qualify later occasion the French Open Grand Slam tournament in mid-2012 can be taken. To run the mission itself, Christo admitted requires no small amount of capital. “I did have to get more sponsors, and now I try to continue,” he said.

Who Is Christoper Rungkat ?

Christopher Benjamin Rungkat (born January 14, 1990) is an Indonesian tennis player. He is the grandson of “Famous” Benny Rungkat, former chairman of the Indonesian Air Carriers Association. Christopher’s father, Michael Alexander Fritz Rungkat, is of Dutch and Indonesian descent and his mom, Elfia Mirlianti, is full Indonesian descent. .In 2008, he won the final stage of French Open 2008 Boys’ Doubles Juniors category with Finnish tennis player Henri Kontinen. He is the youngest ever Indonesian to be the All Indonesian Champion, and by the end of his junior career, he was awarded for Indonesian best promising athlete 2008

Rungkat also reached the final of the 2008 U.S. Open boy’s final with Henri Kontinen.

In June 2010, he won the Tarakan Open International Men’s Futures tournament, his first international tournament title since going pro.

Good Luck Christo . . .

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