KHADIJA Mouza scored a hard-fought 7-5, 7-5 victory over Trisha Ashok yesterday in the girls under-14 singles of the 23rd BBK Junior Open Tennis Championship at Bahrain Tennis Club in Juffair.
In the only other close match, Madsion Mordecal beat Saba Ebrahim 6-3, 6-4.
In other matches, Eira Corral routed Celin Ghattas 6-0, 6-0 and Renali Senaratne tamed Lina Temzini 6-2, 6-2.
All other matches in this section were walk-overs.
In the boys under-14 section, Erwin Godinho proved too good for Sulaiman Al Gosaibi 6-2, 6-1.
Boys under-14 singles: Mohammed Al Khan bt Ali Darion, 7-6, 6-3; Duaij Abdul Aziz A Al Khalifa bt Vineesh Mittal, 7-5, 6-4; Paul Blair bt Anirudh Krishna, 6-2, 6-1; Ahmed Ismail Abdulla bt Anes Temzini, 6-1, 6-1; Abdulla Nass bt Zanas Ghajjar, 2-6, 6-4, 10-8; Fares Yousef bt Swaraj Pal, W/O; Guurish Kadian bt Mubarak Abdul Aziz Al Khalifa, 7-6, 6-4; Mohammed Jasim bt Yousef Wael, W/O.
Girls under-14 singles: Khadija Mousa bt Nadeen Ghattas, 6-2, 6-0.