MPCL sponsored players perform well in tennis tourney

Karachi: Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL) sponsored the training of Mahin Aftab Qureshi and Huzaifa Abdul Rehman and both players performed well in ITF World Juniors Tournament concluded last week in Islamabad.

Mahin qualified for both doubles and singles final and won the doubles title here teammate Yu Yun-Li of Chinese Taipei. Mahin is currently National Junior Under-16 Champion, who has improved 310 places in world ranking.

Meanwhile, Huzaifa progressed to the semifinals after beating the top seed Ahmed Zayan of Great Britain in quarterfinals. He finished as Asian No 2 in Under 14 category.

Huzaifa has trained in Potter’s Wheel Tennis Academy, Beijing under supervision of Carlos Rodriguez, one of the top coaches in the world. Moreover, he participated in a couple of ITF Juniors tournaments each in UAE and Kenya. He got the chance to gain experience of playing against top world junior players.

Mahin, with her improved rankings, has qualified for two ITF events to be held in Qatar, starting from March 16. She has also qualified for two ITF events to be held in Birmingham, UK from April 14. In May this year, she will enter in Beirut ITF World Juniors. Mahin is also scheduled to play two to three ITF events in Bangkok during the months of May and June this year.

Lieutenant General Ishaq Nadeem Ahmed (Retd), MD/CEO MPCL has congratulated Mahin over their success in International Tennis Circuits and has ensured continuous support of MPCL to the budding future stars of Pakistan Tennis.