Youth Tennis Players Crowned in Asian Games

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Iran U13 tennis team was crowned at the West Asian 13 & Under Development Championships, held by International Tennis Federation, in Kish Island, December 10-20.

On the last day of the games, Iran girls team beat the Lebanese rival 2-0 to win the gold medal. Iranian girls also took gold and bronze. Meshkat-Al-Zahra Safi and Fatemeh-Sadat Zanjani won gold and bronze medals respectively, Iran Tennis Federation website, wrote.

In the boys division, Syria beat Lebanon in two consecutive sets to emerge on top while Iran finished third.

Younes Talavar won bronze medal after the Syrian and Lebanese players in the boys’ single player division.

A total of ten girls and 16 boys from Syria, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Iraq and Iran attended the games hosted by Olympic Sports Complex of Kish Island, a resort island in the Persian Gulf off the southern coast of Iran.


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