Riya Matharoo of India receives the Sharjah Girls’s Tennis Championships winner’s trophy from Issa Hilal Al Hazami and Nada Askar Al Naqbi
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Dubai: Riya Matharoo of India defeated UAE nationwide participant Sheikha Al Janahi in straight units to win the inaugural Sharjah Girls’s Tennis Championships held earlier this week.

Matharoo received 6-1, 6-Zero in a discipline that attracted 14 gamers, together with ten Emiratis of varied talents in a match that guarantees to be a daily on the UAE tennis scene.

Issa Hilal Al Hazami, Chairman of the Sharjah Sports activities Council was joined by Sarah Baqer, Member of the Board of Administrators at UAE Tennis Federation and the supervisor of girls’s sports activities and Nada Askar Al Naqbi, Director Common of Sharjah Girls’s Sports activities in handing over trophies to new champion and the runner-up.

Baqer was happy with the extent proven by the younger collaborating girls on this inaugural version of the competitors.

“Within the first place will probably be a problem for us to proceed with this competitors together with the hope that we now have extra such tournaments deliberate for women and girls within the UAE,” Baqer mentioned. “Tennis is such a chic sport and it could actually deliver like-minded athletes of various talents collectively. This, in flip, will help within the improvement of sport whereas giving girls the chance to shine and achieve self-confidence and competitiveness. We’re clear on our targets of additional growing tennis, particularly for our women and girls of the UAE whereas attempting to have extra sponsors and organisers on board.

“A match like this one won’t solely assist and encourage the unfold of tennis in any respect age ranges, however begin getting women and girls concerned on the grassroots. I’m satisfied {that a} match like this one will play a historic half within the total improvement of the game within the nation.

The occasion was collectively organised by the UAE Tennis Federation together with Sharjah Girls’s Sports activities.

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