Aayush Bhat (Grade 7) was felicitated at an event ‘Agratha Kreeda Utsava’ amongst more than thirty national and international athletes from various fields such as badminton, swimming, tennis, rowing, shooting etc., held at Sri Jnanakshi Vidyaniketan, Bengaluru. He was honored for being the number one tennis player in India in the boys U12 category and was the youngest amongst all the sports celebrities present at the event.
At the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Championship Series in Hyderabad held on 24 November in Hyderabad, he also won both the singles and doubles event in the boys U14 category.
Aayush Bhat also won the U14 Singles Title at the AITA Championship Series which was recently held in Madurai. He played against stronger players and was put to the grind in almost every match that he played, but his will-power and persistence helped him come out on top. In the U16 singles category he was the semi-finalist while in the doubles, his team was Runners up.