1st Qatar ITF Junior Open Gets Underway
16 Mar 2014
The 1st Qatar ITF Junior Open Tournament kicked off on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the Khalifa International Complex for Tennis and Squash.

The event, hosted by the Qatar Tennis Federation, includes more than 120 players from various countries including Great Britain, France, United States, Iran, Czech Republic, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Libya.

12 players from Qatar national team are participating, including Ali Behzad, Ahmed Al Mohannadi, Omar Al Jufairi, Mohammed Al Mohannadi, Khalifa Al Mahmoud , Abdullah Al Mahmoud and Ola Basel. All of these players are working to increase their ITF ranking.

Sultan Khalfan, Tournament Director said of this event, "Due to the high-ranking players list, we expect a high-calibre competition during these two weeks - which helps all players to improve their skills on court. This event is a big chance for players to increase their ITF ranking and we wish our national players all the best and success!’

This event will conclude on March 21st and will be followed with the 2nd Qatar ITF Junior Open Tournament on March 24th, 2014.