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Qatar Asian Junior Team Cup 14/U Begins 24 December
31 Oct 2011
The Qatar Tennis Federation is proud to host the 1st ever Qatar Asian Junior Team Cup. From the 24th to 30th of December, the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex will host the premier Under 14s team event. The best teams in Asia will participate.

The 10 best teams in Asia, based on their Asian Tennis Federation ranking, will be joined by the top 2 teams from Qatar, based on their ATF and National Team ranking, to play for the title. This gives an opportunity for the top players in the country to play with the highest caliber competitors from Asia.

The early stages round robin format will have the 12 teams in 4 different groups which will provide for 8 winning and 4 losing teams after the round robin matches conclude. The 8 winning teams will then be placed in a knock-out draw to determine the champion team.

The winning team will be awarded the opportunity to stay for the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2012. The 20th anniversary of the event will bring the world’s best male tennis players to Doha for a week of incredible professional tennis. The winning team will also have the opportunity to hit with the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2012’s top seeded player.

All matches for the Qatar Asian Junior Team Cup will be played at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex. Admission is free throughout the tournament.

For media information, please contact:
Malka Wickramatilake
Media & Communications Manager, Qatar Tennis Federation
malka@qatartennis.org
Tel: (+974) 4440 9627

For tournament information, please contact:
Sultan Khalfan
Tournament Director
Tel: (+974) 5505 0187