Statement of Purpose

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Statement of Purpose Name : Sphoorti Sangamesh Biradar Program Applied : Masters (MS) Major : Sports Management About me: I am very thankful for providing me this opportunity and it is with sincere sense of gratification that I pen down my brief statement of purpose before you. I am Sphoorti Sangamesh Biradar, 21 years old. I am studying B. Computer Science engineering final year in the reputed university Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) at college Sir.M.Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology. I have always believed in the credo "Destiny awaits those who dare to dream". It is to this belief that I attribute all my accomplishments till date and my passion to study further. Pursuit of excellence and knowledge has always been…show more content…
My school teachers always encouraged me and allowed me to compensate for the classes I missed later on, as I’d travel and participate in various tournaments all over India. Importantly, my parents were my support pillars as they travelled with me to numerous and remote places in India so that I achieve a high rank in the under-14 and under-16 age category. Earning points by winning few tournaments, and making it to the finals of higher grade tournaments, I soon made it to the 22nd rank in the All India under-14 category, which was a great achievement for me at just 12. An important highlight was when I won the Champion series under-14 and under-16 title both at 14. This achievement took me to the next big step which was captaining my state team under-16 category, at the 50th national school games held in Pune, where we bagged the silver medal for Karnataka. That is when my father realized he had to take me to the world’s best tennis academy, Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, IMG in Florida. Legends are born in this academy, like Andre Agassi, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Sabine Lisicki, to name a few. Training under world-class tennis and fitness coaches gave me inspiring exposure to what it takes to become world’s top tennis player. The best memory that I have from my training is meeting Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick, and Justine Henin, at the Sony Ericsson Master’s Tennis tournament. It was an tremendous inspiration to witness them

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