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Pakistan’s Hamid Israr to play in ITF U-14 Division-A at Uzbekistan

Pakistan’s Hamid Israr to play in ITF U-14 Division-A at Uzbekistan

PESHAWAR, May 2 (APP):Pakistan’s promising Hamid Israr after giving matchless performance in the Division-B Circuit, took berth into International Tennis Federation (ITF) Under-14 Development Series to be commencing from May 4 at Uzbekistan.

Hamid Israr was the only Pakistani playing in the ITF Under-14 Division-A after giving excellent performance in the Division-B of winning almost all titles of the event played in Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Vietnam.

Son of international tennis player Israr Gul, Hamid Israr has the honour of winning Junior Davis U-12 in Nepal wherein 64 players from all across Asia took part from 17 countries.

After winning the Junior Davis Cup, he also won two age group tournaments of the Division-B besides reaching at the semi-final in Sri Lanka when he twice visited the country.

After winning three tournaments in Sri Lanka of the Division-B, Hamid Israr also won Under-14 Division-B at Asia level, followed by another Division-B in Thailand and Vietnam in 2018.

Looking after his achievement in Division-B, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) selected Hamid Israr to play Division-A tournament in Uzbekistan, which is actually qualification event for the World Tournament.

A total of 17 countries were taking part in the tournament and those secure top positions, would be considered for ITF World Tournaments.

Talking to APP, before leaving for Hamid Israr expressed the hope that he would try his best to win the tournament for Pakistan.

Hamid said that he did his hard training under qualified coach given to him by the ITF and hopefully things would be good there.

His father Israr Gul also lauded President Pakistan Tennis Federation Salim Saif Ullah Khan, former President KP Tennis Association Dr Tahir and newly elected President KP Tennis Association DIG Muhammad Salim Marwat.

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