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Pakistan stun India in junior tennis

November 26, 2021
Pakistan stun India in junior tennis

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan stunned Asian tennis giants India 2-1 to move into the final of the ITF Asian 12 & Under Championship in Kazakhstan Thursday.

Following an emphatic 3-0 win against Thailand in the semi-finals the other day, Pakistan were pitted against the top team of other Group India in the semi-finals. Pakistan juniors comprising Hamza Roman and Abubakar Talha combined to surprise India.

Hamza Roman put Pakistan 1-0 ahead by beating Ojas Mehlawat 6-3, 6-2. Aaraw Chawla then made it 1-1 beating Abubakar Talha 7-6(0), 6-3.

In all important doubles Hamza & Abubakar got the better of Aaraw & Ojas Mehlawat 6-4, 6-2.

Following the exciting win, the two top Pakistani players thanked Almighty Allah for the important success.