Tennis players from Turkmenistan – winners of the international tournament in Bahrain

Tennis players from Turkmenistan – winners of the international tournament in Bahrain

Young tennis players from Turkmenistan Selim Pirdzhikov and Meriem Muhammedova took third places at the international tennis tournament (ITF West & Asia 14 & Under Development Championships), which was held from 12 to 25 January in Bahrain, Madinat Isa.

In the fight for the “bronze” they were able to defeat the athletes from Syria and lost to the representatives of Yemen and Lebanon.

The tournament, organized by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) among children under 14 years of age and younger, was attended by athletes from such Asian countries as Lebanon, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Brunei, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and others.

Similar championships in regional development of tennis have been held by ITF since 1996 in order to give beginners from developing countries the opportunity to travel and compete with their peers from other countries.

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