SALMAN Firdouse defeated Faisal Ahmadi 8-6 in the men’s MF2 category of the 13th Filipino Club Bahrain Chairman’s Cup Singles Tennis Tournament played at the Bahrain Tennis Federation’s (BTF) courts in Isa Town.
Meanwhile, Alston D’souza worked hard to overcome Nasir Maqsood 8-7, 8-4 in the MF3 category.
In other matches, Alan Resurreccion ease passed Cesar Arrojo 8-5 (Veterans), Aravind Rajendran beat Ace Valino 8-5 (MF4); Nyall Thoppil defeated Noel Monsalve 8-5, 8-2 (MF5) while Issa Nasir obtained victory over his brother Taha Nasir 8-7 (MF6).
In the women’s section, Eira Gabrielle Corral overpowered Ma. Cyra Oblea 8-1 (LF4) while Leanne Gayle Sinocruz scored a hard-fought 8-5, 8-4 victory against Kathy Carlos (LF5).
Special awards were given to Alston D’souza for ‘Best in Sportsmanship’ and to Marwa Abdulla for ‘Rookie of the Tournament’.
Trophies were awarded to the winners and runners- up.