The Pakistan Tennis Federation is pleased to inform that theSouth Asia Regional Qualifying Event of ITF Asia 12&U Team Competition 2021 commenced at PTF-SDA Complex Islamabad.
The colourful opening ceremony was inaugurated by Mr. Tariq Murtaza, Chairman RDA, President -ITA and Senior Vice President-PTF, and he formally welcomed the participating teams, appreciating the efforts of the PTF management for organizing the event in a highly befitting manner.
Mr. Babar Salim, the Chief Regulations Officer for Toyota-Indus Motors Company, which is sponsoring the event, also spoke on the occasion, besides appreciating the joint efforts of PTF and Toyota-Indus Motors Company for sponsoring and organizing this event. He also promised that his organization would continue to extend support to PTF in future.
It is pertinent to mention that the ambassador of Maldives HE Madam Farzana Zahir also visited the PTF complex and witnessed the tie between the girls’ teams of Maldives and Nepal. She was highly impressed with the organization and conduct of the event, especially the security and strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols, as per Government SOPs.
Pakistan No. one Aqeel Khan was also present during the opening ceremony and also witnessed some of the matches. He was also of the opinion that such events provide much-needed exposure to the young players.
SEVP-PTF Mr. Khawar Hyat Khan was also present to witness the matches and oversee the arrangements, along with Secretary-PTF Col Gul Rehman(R) and SVP-PTF Mr. Saeed Khan.
The following matches were played today:
|Singles 1||OJAS MEHLAWAT||BEAT||NISAD JOSHI||6-1 6-0|
|Singles 2||AARAV CHAWLA||BEAT||BORISS ADHIKARI||6-1 6-0|
|Doubles||AARAV CHAWAL /RUDRA BATHAM||BEAT||NISHAD JOSHI /DARSHEEL SHRESTHA||6-2 6-1|
|Singles 1||HARITASHREE VENKATESH||BEAT||ZUNAISHA NOOR||6-1 6-1|
|Singles 2||MAAYA RAJESHWARAN REVATHI||LOST||HANIYA MINHAS||6-3 2-6 2-6|
|Doubles||HARITASHREE VENKATESH/MAAYA RAJESHWARAN REVATHI||HANIYA MINHAS / ZUNAISHA NOOR||6-4 4-6 11-9|
|Singles 1||IMANI MOOSA KALEEM||BEAT||MANSA KANDAL||6-0 6-0|
|Singles 2||NABA NISHAN||BEAT||SHIVAL GURANG||6-0 6-0|
|Doubles||NABA NISHAN /SAARH SAAMEE||BEAT||MANSA KANDAL /SHIVAL GURANG||6-2 6-2|