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Seven youngsters to compete in European Junior Open Tennis

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 4 April, 2023 12:00 AM
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Seven youngsters to compete in European Junior Open Tennis

Bangladesh’s seven young tennis players from different age levels -- three girls and four boys -- got chances to compete in the upcoming JWTS-European Junior Open 2023.

The youngsters earned wild cards for this competition as their positions have been improved in the world rankings of the Junior World Tennis Series.

Bangladesh Tennis Federation informed on Monday that their positions improved due to having top results in the recently-concluded JWTS-Bangladesh Junior Open Tennis Competition held in Dhaka and BKSP last February.

Among them, Humaira Haidar Zara ranked top in U-12 and second in U-14, Sumaiya Akhter finished fourth in U-14 and Tanjila Akhter ranked 12th in U-16 in the girls’ category while Akash Hossain ranked top in U-12, Kabbo Gayen finished third in U-12, Tanvir Mun Tushar ranked top in U-14 and Md Sayem ranked top in U-16 in the boys’ category.

Meanwhile, the European Junior Open is scheduled to be held from May 29 to June 4 in Albena, Bulgaria.