The General Tyre ITF J5 Junior Tennis Championships Week II continued at the PTF Complex, Islamabad. Boys doubles final will be played tomorrow at 10 pm and Girls singles final will be played at 2:15 PM.

In the Girls doubles event, Abhilasha Bista of Nepal / Arina Valitova of Russia won the Girls doubles title by beating Zoha Asim of Pakistan / Margarita Okhendovskaya of Ukraine in straight sets 6-3, 6-2.

Arina Valitova and Abhilasha Bista will vie for the top honour in the Girls singles final of General Tyre ITF J5 Junior Tennis on Friday, at 2:15 PM at PTF SDA Complex.

In first semi-final of Girls singles event, top seed Arina Valitova was in fine touch and registered a straight-set win against Margarita Okhendovskaya of Ukraine with a score of 6-3, 6-1 by playing powerful forehand and backhand drives.

In the second semi-final of Girls singles event, Abhilasha Bista of Nepal won her encounter against Zoha Asim of Pakistan in straight sets 6-4, 6-2. Zoha Asim made a number of unforced errors at the crucial stages of the match.

In the Boys singles event, Muhammad Shoaib of Pakistan and Roy Keegan advanced into the Boys singles final, which will be played on Saturday, 05th December, 2020.

Top Seed Muhammad Shoaib of Pakistan struggled hard to win the match in a well contested three-set match. Siddhartha Lama of USA won the first set at 6-4 by breaking 10th game of Shoaib, in which he hit two double faults. In second set, both the players displayed quality tennis from the baseline. Shoaib builds up the wining lead 5-1, by breaking first and third game of Siddhartha Lama. Siddhartha Lama broke the 8th game of Shoaib after three deuces. Shoaib won the second set at 6-3 by breaking the last game of Siddhartha at 0-40 by hitting some good passing shots. In the final set, long rallies were witnessed from the baseline as the score went up to 4 all, with both the players holding their respective serves. Shoaib won the final set 6-4 by breaking the 10th game of the final set and moved into the final.

In the second semi final, Roy Keegan got a walkover against Rohan Belday of USA, on account of medical reasons.

In the Boys doubles event,  Muhammad Shoaib and Ahmed Kamil of Pakistan also got walkover against Rohan Belday and Alexander Karman of USA as Rohan Belday was unable to play on account of medical reasons.

In the other semi-final, Aarav Samrat Hada and Aki Zuben Rawat of Nepal won their match against Abdullah of Pakistan and Aoi Ooka of Japan in a thrilling, well contested two-set match 7-6(5),6-3.

Following are the results of today’s Matches:

Girl’s Doubles Final Match:

1.     Abhilasha Bista (NEP) / Arina Valitova (RUS) bt Zoha Asim (PAK)  / Margarita Okhendovskaya (Ukraine) 6-3, 6-2

Boy’s Singles Semi-Final Matches:

1.     Muhammad Shoaib (PAKbt Siddhartha Lama (USA)  4-6, 6-3, 6-4

2.     Roy Keegan (GBR) w/o Rohan Belday (USA)

Boy’s Doubles Semi-Final Matches:

1.     Aarav Samrat Hada (NEP) / Aki Zuben Rawat (NEPbt Abdullah. (PAK) / Aoi Ooka (JPN7-6(5), 6-3

2.     Ahmed Kamil (PAK) / Muhammad Shoaib (PAKw/o Rohan Belday (USA) / Alexander Karman (USA)

Girl’s Singles Semi-Final Matches:

1.     Arina Valitova (RUSbt  Margarita Okhendovskaya (Ukraine6-3, 6-1

2.     Abhilasha Bista (NEP) bt Zoha Asim (PAK) 6-4, 6-2


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