Rohan Mukherjee downed Ekene Ayadiuno 7-5, 7-2 in the final yesterday to successfully defend his title in the 10-and-under category of BTA Junior Tennis Tournament held at Dilmun Club in Saar.
In the semi-finals, Rohan overcame Ahmed 12-8, while Ekene edged out Rushikesh 12-10 to set up a final showdown.
In the quarter-final, Rohan defeated Zayn, Ahmed beat Hamza, Rushikesh downed Vyom, and Ekene saw off Joseph.
In the play-off for third place, Rushikesh defeated Ahmed 12-5.
Meanwhile, in the 12-and-under-category, players took part in a round-robin format competition in four groups.
At the conclusion of the group stage, eight players – the top two from each group – had earned themselves a place in next weekend’s quarter-finals: Erwin Godinho, Faris Al Toobli, Tristan Manners, Raj Singh, Essa Al Qattan, Zayaan Siddiqi, Rushikesh Sonawane and Darion Ali.
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.