Jr Tennis championship kicked off
ISLAMABAD: The General Tyre ITF J5 Junior Tennis Championships 2020 kicked off here at the PTF Complex on Monday. The championships were following strict COVID-19 SOPs, as per International Tennis Federation (ITF) and issued by the government. The players were very eager to compete with each other, especially after a long break due to COVID-19 pandemic. The foreign players were highly appreciative of the conducive environment and the steps taken by the Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) to ensure implementation of the security and safety SOPs. Some Boy’s Singles 1st Round Matches, were played on the day while the postponed 1st Round would be played on Tuesday. Boy’s Singles 1st Round Matches: Aarav Samrat Hada (NEP) beat Saim Chouldry (PAK) 6-0, 6-0; Alexander Karman (USA) beat Nalain Abbas (PAK) 6-0, 6-0; Muhammad Huzaifa Khan (PAK) beat Ahmad Nael Qureshi (PAK) 6-0, 3-6, 6-0; Siddhartha Lama (USA) beat Bilal Asim (PAK) 6-0, 6-0; Roy Keegan (GBR) beat Muhammad Haider Ali Rizwan (PAK) 6-0, 6-1; Muhammad Talha Khan (PAK) beat Ryaan Khawaja Saud (USA) 6-0, 6-0. - APP 2