Iran claims title as U13 West Asian tennis event

TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (MNA) – Iran’s junior tennis players have managed to finish first at the U13 West Asian tennis tournament in Kish Island.

Following two weeks of neck-on-neck matches, host Iranians landed in the first position of chart at the end of the competitions. The 2015 champions Lebanon finished runner-up while Syrian rivals stood on the third podium.

The sportive event had attracted 10 male and 16 female tennis players from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon and Iran and lasted for two weeks starting from December 9 in Kish Island in the Persian Gulf.

The number of Iranian players taking part in the sports event was nine of which five athletes were male.

Iran’s junior tennis players demonstrated impressive displays at the second round of the 2015 U13 West Asian Tennis Tournament in Lebanon, and finished runner-up in the tournament.


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