[13 septembre, CGTN English]Recently, during the Asics Junior Tennis Tour Guangzhou Open 2022, Wang Fa, a 14-year-old Wa boy who used a Wa tribal backpack as a tennis bag, caught the eye. He won the U14 men’s singles after a fierce battle.
Born in Cangyuan County, Lincang City, Yunnan Province in southwest China, Wang Fah was the first local child to play tennis at the age of 8 in 2016. selected for the club. When he first joined the club, he didn’t even speak standard Chinese, but he and his friends moved from Cangyuan County to Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province. . Tennis training was tough, but everyone made great progress and quickly got used to the tough training environment. In 2017, he participated for the first time in the Shenzhen Games, after which he participated in many municipal competitions. In recent days, Mr. Wang’s victory has spread from Guangzhou to his hometown, and his parents are proud of him. Mr. Wang said, “I want to keep working hard and playing professionally.
Wang Fa said of his unique “tennis bag,” “It is a bamboo basket, characteristic of the Wa tribe. If I hadn’t played tennis, I would still stay home and help my parents on the farm. Before. He often carried a basket on his back and worked in the fields. The characteristic basket of the Wa people shows Wangfa’s nostalgia for his hometown. Netizens commented, “The ethnic style limited edition tennis bag is very stylish. (c) Japanese CGTN/AFPBB News
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