Denethi Wijigunawardana is the 2017 College Regional Champion and current the #1 female player in Ohio. Last year, she won the largest event in USATT history at the US Nationals - the u2100 event with over 250 players. Many 4-star tournaments don't have 250 players, let alone 1 single event having that many players. Blocking and smashing and smashing and blocking, she powered through the competition winning most of her matches easily 3-0 to capture the title.
In this short interview, Denethi talks about some basic things to consider when choosing to play with pips or not. She is playing with short pips on both sides.