10 years old Haniya Minhas of Pakistan has won the 14&U Sobir Cup Asian Tennis Federation tournament in Dushanbe, Tajikistan by outplaying 2nd seed Sumaya Tukhtaeva of Tajikistan 6-1,6-0 in straight sets.
The top seeded Haniya was in great form throughout the tournament, and won all her matches comfortably without losing a set. It is pertinent to mention that Haniya is the first Pakistani girl to win an ATF 14&U event in Pakistan’s history.
Mr. Salim Saifullah Khan President-PTF and the Executive Committee of PTF extend their felicitation to Haniya and her parents, and said it is a great honour for Pakistan and the Pakistan Tennis federation that such a breakthrough had been made by a Pakistani girl.
Haniya’s triumph will prove to be an inspiration for other players, especially young girls, and serve as a motivating factor for upcoming players. May Allah bless her with more victories, so that she brings more laurels to Pakistan and Pakistan Tennis.