ITF Asian Junior Championship Concludes With Style

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The first ever ITF Asian Junior Under 14’s Championship has concluded in Phnom Penh, with both the boys and girls finals, as well as the closing ceremonies being held at the Morodok Techo Stadium yesterday (8th September).

To read about day three of the competition click here.

ITF Asian Junior Championship Day 4

The final day of the competition would see the main events, namely the boys and girls finals, which both saw the 48 participants whittled down to the last two in each category.

In the boys competition Sin Hang Tam of Hong Kong beat fellow countryman Alex Lap Lang Hui, while in the girls competition Yen Hong of Korea beat Tarita Hongsyok of Thailand.

Photo: courtesy of Tennis Cambodia

2023 ITF Union Championship Phnom Penh Full Results;

Girls 14U Singles Champion:

Yeri Hong (KOR)

Girls 14U Singles Finalist:

Tarita Hongsyok (THA)

Boys 14U Singles Champion:

Sin Hang Tam (HKG)

Boys 14U Singles Finalist:

Alex Lap Hang Hui (HKG)

Boys 14U Doubles Champions:

Alex Lap Hang Hui (HKG)

Sin Hang Tam (HKG)

Boys 14U Doubles Finalists:

Dongjae Kim (KOR)

Wonmin Kim (KOR)

Girls 14U Doubles Champions:

Haritha Shree Venkatesh (IND)

Diya Ramesh Ramesh (IND)

Girls 14U Doubles Finalists:

Tzeng Yan Rong (TPE)

Siyoen Sim (KOR)

Following the end of  play a closing ceremony was held for what was a historic event for Tennis Cambodia, being the first such tournament to be held within the Kingdom.

In total 48 players as well as their families had descended upon the Kingdom, as well as numerous fans who had traveled to the stadium in order to watch the matches.

Of the event Tennis Cambodia declared the tournament a “huge success”, while the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF)  commended the “intense matches” as well as the “exceptional talent on display”. Speaking to BPVE about the tournament Jonathan Stubbs of the ITF stated “We hope that such an event will not only help raise the profile of the sport in Cambodia, but also show young players that there is huge potential for work and travel if you succeed at the top level”.

Organizers are planning for the tournament, which was sponsored by ABA Bank, as well as Desportol among others to return to the Kingdom next year.

This article is adapted from BPVE, (https://bpve.com/) reported and edited from the great team – Cambodia Sports Review. (https://www.cambodiasportsreview.com/)
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