Lebanese Girls Tennis NT Defeat Iran, Win West Asian Competiton
31 Mar. 2017 – Organized by the Lebanese tennis federation and supervised by the Asian federation, the Juniors West Asian Championship was taking place in Lebanon, at ATCL.
In the girls category, an outstanding performance from our girls, Youmna Faissal, Maria Braidy and Yara Madi gave Lebanon a 2-1 win against Iran in the final, to bag the gold medal in front of our home fans.
First, after Youmna lost 2-0 (0-6 2-6) against Iran’s Shirazi, Maria Braidy got back and quickly disposed of Arissa Sabiblad 2-0 (6-2 6-2) to level the score.
Finally, the tie breaker was a doubles match where the duo Faissal-Braidy beat Shirazi and Zinali 2-0 (6-4 6-4).
The boys will also face Iran in the final today, so we wish them all the luck.