Marwan clinchs BTA under-12 title | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Marwan clinchs BTA under-12 title

TDT | Manama                                        

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Marwan Safi was crowned champion of the 12-and-under category in the Bahrain Tennis Academy (BTA) Junior Tennis Tournament, played at the courts of the Bahrain Tennis Federation in Isa Town.

Players initially took part in a round-robin competition, after which the top scoring players in each group progressed to the final rounds.

In the semi-finals, Marwan defeated Amar Maki 12-10 while Abdullah Khalfan defeated Ali Al Khayyat 12-11. In the play-off for third place, Amar overcame Ali 8-5.

Then, in the final match, Marwan claimed the title with a 12-9 win over Abdullah.

BTA and tournament director Dan Barrie said: “It was great to see these skilful young players playing with such passion and intensity."

Players wishing to compete in the next tournament should contact BTA via WhatsApp message on 39697114.