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Ali, Sadia reach U-14 Tennis semis in Thailand

  • Published at 10:34 pm January 10th, 2019
Tennis
The young Bangladeshi participants at the International Tennis Federation Asian U-14 Division 2 Competition pose for photographs in Bangkok Tuesday

Mehedi Hasan Alvi defeated Aarav Huda of Nepal 7-5, 7-6 in the boys’ singles quarter-finals, while Sadia Afrin beat Sonam Chuki Dorji of Bhutan 4-2, 4-1 in the girls’ singles

Mehedi Hasan Alvi and Sadia Afrin of Bangladesh reached the semi-finals of the Division 2 singles at the ITF Asian U-14 Development Championship after winning their respective quarter-final in Thailand Thursday. 

Alvi defeated Aarav Huda of Nepal 7-5, 7-6 in the boys’ singles quarter-finals, while Sadia beat Sonam Chuki Dorji of Bhutan 4-2, 4-1 in the girls’ singles.

Alvi and Zubaid Utsho pair also won their games in the boys’ doubles, while Mashfia Afrin-Luxmi Saha and Sadia-Suborna Khatun posted victories in the girls’ doubles. 

Utsho and Mohammad Roman Hossain had seen the exit door from the boys’ singles after losing their respective quarter-finals. 

Mashfia and Suborna also lost their last-eight girls’ singles encounters Thursday.