By Abdellatif Sharaa
KUWAIT: Under the patronage and presence of President of Arab and Kuwait Tennis Federations Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwait 18th International Juniors Championship (J5 ALZAHRA) was concluded at Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah International complex with the participation of 18 female players from 8 countries and 38 boys from 15 countries.
The final match was attended by the Chairmen of Tadhamon Club Mubarak Al-Nazal, Khaitan Club Abdallah Al-Otaibi and Secretary General of the Club Hakem Al-Enezi. The results of Championship are as follows; Hugo Soares (from France) won first place in the men’s singles while Sajid Koothrat (from India) won second place.
In the junior doubles, Nordal Clausen (from Denmark) and Hugo Soares (from France) won first place while Ahmed Hassain (from Tunis) and Aryan Nanda (from India) took the second place. As for the girls singles juniors, Renata Garaeva (from Russia) won the first place while second place went to Dorsa Cheraghi (from Iran).
In the girls doubles, the first position went to Dorsa Cheraghi (from Iran) and Renata Garaeva (from Russia). Second place went to Larissa Brasil (from Brazil) and Jannat Chiripal (from India). This Championship is part of four international events for juniors organized by Kuwait Tennis Federation at its courts at Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah International Tennis Complex and will continue for the next two weeks. Players will collect juniors ranking points.