Saturday, March 2, 2024

Pakistani Boys Qualify in the Pak-India South Asian ITF

The South Asia Regional Qualifying 12 & Under ITF Team Competition at the PTF SDA Complex Islamabad, Pakistan beats India 2-1 to win the boys’ category.

Homza Rohman won 6-4, 6-4 against Indian Ojas Mehlawat before Aarav Chawla won 6-2, 6 0 over Abubakar Talha to even the match at 1-1.

It was the opportunity for Talha and Shahbaz Ali Baig, who came back from a 0-5 deficit in the second expected to win 7-5 and the crucial teams connector 10-5.

Pakistan’s boys placed first in the table and advanced for the Asian event, which will be contested later this year.

Chawla and Ojas were beaten back in pairs. However, “The Pakistani duo made a remarkable comeback after being virtually knocked out at one point.

From a 5-0 deficit, it appeared like the game was lost, but Baig and Talha produced a spectacular comeback to defeat Indian.

It was a significant victory, perhaps the first of its sort in Pakistani tennis history,” stated head coach Asem Shafiq.

Both the boys and girls teams have advanced for the Asian level, according to him. “It was a significant victory that ensured junior advancement,” he said.

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