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Both Nepali teams into final

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KATHMANDU, April 27: Both the Nepali teams have advanced into the final of the ongoing South Asian Regional Qualifiers Tournament for the ITF Asia U-12 Team Tennis Championship on Thursday. 
In boys’ last four match played at the Satdobato Tennis Court, Nepal beat Pakistan 2-1 in the semifinals. 

In boys’ singles, Nepal’s Aki Zuben Rawat defeated Pakistan’s Mohammed Hujaifa Khan 6-3, 6-3, while Pakistan’s Hamid Isnar saw off Nepal’s Aarav Samrat Hada 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-0 to level the tie. 
In boys’ doubles, Rawat and Hada’s pair overcame Insnar and Khan’s pair 6-2, 6-2 to book the final berth.

Nepal will take on India in the final, as the latter beat Sri Lanka in the other semifinals. 
In girls’ category, Nepal defeated Sri Lanka 2-0 in the semifinals. 

In girls’ singles, Nepal’s Aza Regmi overcame Sri Lanka’s Raja Karuna Liuekebendra 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, while Nepal’s Subhanghi Laxmi Shah was declared the winner as Sri Lanka’s Hasli was out with retired hurt when it was 4-1. 

Nepal will take on India as the latter beat Bhutan 2-0 in its last four clash. 

All the four teams will play in the ITF Asia U-12 Team Tennis Championship to be held in Kazakhstan in November.  

The final matches will be played on Friday.

April 27, 2018 03:06 PM