At the first qualifying tournament of the Asian Under-14 championships of Central and West Asia, Turkmen young athletes took second place. This is reported by the Internet edition "Turkmenistan: Golden Age".
The competition is held in Bahrain and consists of two stages of selection among tennis players from eight countries.
Turkmenistan's Ilima Guseinova finished second in singles. Turkmenistan's top-ranked player lost only to her opponent from Uzbekistan, finishing second in the tightly fought final. In doubles, Selim Chagylov and Imran Akhundov won silver.
All young winners from Turkmenistan are pupils of the tennis academy "Ashgabat" and are trained by Mirali Hasanov.