Boys and women single first round matches of the ITF World J5 Junior Tennis Championship 2021 played here at the PTF Complex on Monday.
The foreign players were highly appreciative of the conducive environment and the steps taken by the Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) to ensure the implementation of the security and COVID-19 SOPs.
Some of the players and parents having previously competed in these events came Pakistan to participate in ITF Juniors Championship.
In Boy’s Singles 1st Round Main Draw Matches, Aoi Ooka (JPN) beat Hasheesh Kumar (PAK) 7-5, 6-1; Raahim Agha (GBR) beat Faizan Fayyaz (PAK) 6-0, 6-4; Yakup Uzunel (DEN) beat Kashan Umar Khalil (PAK) 6-3, 6-1; Oscar Baumgartner (SUI) beat Hamid Israr gul (PAK) 6-4, 6-4; Birtan Duran (TUR) beat Ruslan Serazhetdinov (RUS) 6-0, 6-1; Lorant Gyori (HUN) beat Muhammad Huzaifa Khan (PAK) 6-4, 7-5; Andrey Kozlov (RUS) beat Zalan Khan (PAK) 7-5, 6-0; Siddhartha Lama (USA) beat Abdullah. (PAK) 6-1, 6-3; Meethre Barot (USA) beat Abdul Hanan (PAK) 6-0, 6-0; Artiom Dorofeev (FRA) beat Toa Maeda (JPN) 6-3, 6-2; Sam Kydd Baumgartner (SUI) beat Yahya Luni (PAK) 6-0, 6-0; Dmitry Dolzhenkov (RUS) beat Raja Azan Ahmed Sajjid (PAK) 6-0, 6-1.
In Girl’s Singles 1st Round Main Draw Matches, Maria Pukhina (RUS) beat Natalia Zaman (PAK) 6-0, 6-0; Tamara Ermakova (RUS) beat Zara Khan (PAK) 6-0, 6-0; Alaia Rubio Perez (GBR) beat Mahrukh Farooqui (PAK) 6-0, 6-0; Iman Khan (GBR) beat Olga Sorochkina (RUS) 4-6, 6-7(3), 7-5.—APP