Hashim Al Toobli downed Hussain Jalil 7-3, 6-7, 7-4 in the final to claim the 8-and-under category title of Bahrain Tennis Academy (BTA) Junior Tennis Tournament held at Dilmun Club in Saar.
In the semi-finals, Hussain and Hashim beat James Colkitt and Abdulaziz Al-Betairi respectively to set the stage for a final showdown in this tournament organised by BTA.
In the play-off for third and fourth place, James narrowly overcame Abdulaziz 10-8.
Meanwhile, in the 10-and-under category, eight players – Rohan Mukherjee, Joseph Bromyard, Ekene Ayadiuno, Rushikesh Sonawane, Ahmed Riyaan, Zayn Siddiqi, Vyom Gupta, Hamza Moussa – earned themselves a place in the following day’s quarter-finals by topping their respective groups.
Players took part in a round-robin format competition in four groups, after which the top two players from each group progressed to the quarter-finals.
Players wishing to compete in the next tournament should contact the Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or join the Facebook group “Bahrain Junior Tennis Players” for information about upcoming tennis events.