April 25, 2019

Qatar Defeat Oman in GCC Tennis Championship

The Qatari tennis team for juniors under (12 and 16 years) defeated Oman in the GCC Tennis Championship being held at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex.

The championship is organized by the Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF) in cooperation with the GCC Tennis Organizing committee.

In addition to Qatar, the tournament features the participation of Kuwait and Oman.

The Qatar under 12 years including Meshari Nawaf and Fahad Al Khelaifi defeated their Omani counterparts 3-0 meanwhile the Qatari under 16 years team including Rashed Nawaf, Nasser Yafei and Ghanim Al Khelaifi edged past Oman with the same result.

The Qatari team began their campaign in the tournament with two victories over Kuwait in Men’s and Juniors under 16 years events.

Khalif Al Khelaifi, Chairman of the QTF National Teams Committee said, “We are happy to host the GCC Championship as one of the most important events in our calendar. The championship provides an opportunity for the Qatari players to enhance their levels.”

Al Khelaifi added that holding the GCC championships held develop tennis in the whole region.