Nawaf, Al Yafei qualify to quarterfinals of Qatar Asian Junior Tournament

DOHA, Qatar’s Rashed Nawaf and Nasser Al Yafei qualified to the quarterfinals of boys doubles event at Qatar Asian Junior U14 Tournament on Monday.

In the second round of the tournament being held at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, the Qatari duo defeated Marwan Alkhanjari of Oman and Vivek Kolluru of India 6-2 6-2.

The tournament is organized by the Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton Federation (QTSBF) in cooperation with the Asian Tennis Federation and brings together 60 players.

Nasser Al Khelaifi defeated Mohamad Kitouh of Syria 6-1 6-0 to reach the second round of boys singles event while Ali Al Yafei made it to the second round following his victory over Mohammad Al Shatti of Kuwait.

In girls singles event, Sheikha Khalifa qualified to the quarterfinals after beating Tamara Fakhouri 6-4 5-7 6-1.

On the other hand, the QTSBF Junior Tennis Team Cup was concluded at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex on Monday.

The medal ceremony was attended by the QTSBF Executive Director Saad Al Mohannadi and the Tournament Director Sultan Khalfan.

The local tournament featured the participation of a number of teams under 19, 12, 14, and 18 years.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee