December 17, 2021
Qatar National Day Close Padel Tournament Concluded
The Qatar National Day Close Padel Tournament concluded at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex and Ali bin Hamad Al Attiya Arena of Al Sadd Sports Club yesterday.
The event was organized by the Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton Federation (QTSBF) under the auspices of the State National Day Celebrations Organizing Committee and the QOC.
The QTSBF Secretary-General Tareq Zainal crowned the winners. The medal ceremony was attended by the Tournament Director Sultan Khalfan and Assistant Tournament Director Abdulhadi Al Marri.
Jabour Al Mutawa and Mohammed Al Khenji won the title of Category (A) after beating Abdulaziz Saadoun Al Kuwari and Abdullah Al Hijji in the final match.
Abdullah Kafoud and Ahmed Al Baker claimed the title of Category (B) after beating Fahad Al Thani and Mohammed Al Thani in the final match while Ahmad Al Mohammadi and Abdulaziz Zainal won the title of Group (C) following their victory over Abdulla Al Adsani and Hamad Al Hammadi.
Rashid Al Subaey and Fahad Al Thani hoisted the trophy of Juniors U18 category after beating Abdullah Al Baker and Khalid Al Motawa in the final match.
Rodha Al Thani and Maha Al Saadi claimed the title of Women’s event after beating Al Anood Al Mana and Maha Al Ghanim in the final match.
On this occasion the QTSBF Secretary-General Zainal said: “Qatar National Day Close Padel Tournament comes in light of the country’s national day celebrations. This type of events will help boost the togetherness of our beloved nation as they are bringing together the whole community not only professional athletes” Al Motawa who claimed the title of Category (A) thanked the QOC, the QTSBF and the State National Day Celebrations Organizing Committee for holding this tournament to mark our national day.
Al Motawa also lauded the huge success of the event and growing popularity of Padel and Qatar and the whole world.
Kafoud who hoisted the trophy of Category (B) said: “I am very happy for winning the title of (B) category as this level of organization and support for Padel in Qatar is phenomenal and we look forward to many more such events for Padel in the future.”
The game of Padel is a sport that combines the best elements of tennis and squash, which turned out to be one of the fastest growing sports in the world, especially in Qatar after hosting the 2021 edition of World Padel Championship last month where Spain claimed the title of Men’s and Women’s events.