April 4, 2018

Alyafei and Nawaf qualify to quarterfinals of Qatar Asian Junior Tournament

Qatar’s Nasser Al Yafei and Rashed Nawaf qualified to the quarterfinals of Qatar Asian Junior 14&U on Tuesday. The event is organized by the Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton Federation (QTSBF) in coordination with the Asian Tennis Federation.

Alyafei and Nawaf secured their quarterfinals spot after beating the Indian duo of Sannigdh Raghavan and Callistus Britto Veerakumar 6-0 6-0 in the first round.

In the quarterfinals, the Qatari duo will take on Aryan Giri and Aarav Hada of Nepal.

In singles event, Nasser Al Yafei qualified to the second round after his 6-3 6-3 victory over Amin Ashkar of Austria.

Rashed Nawaf also made it to the second round after beating Mohamad Kitouh of Syria 6-0 6-0.

The event brings together 100 players from Pakistan, Jordan, Lebanon, Nepal, Iran, Uzbekistan and hosts Qatar.

As a host federation, the QTSBF invited a number of Qatari players to participate in the main draw including Ali Al Yafei, Adel Ghanim, Nasser Al Khelaifi, Amna Al Qaet and Taima Hasiba.