ABA ITF Junior Series 2019 comes to a successful finish!
ABA ITF Junior Series 2019 tournament held at the National Tennis Center in Phnom Penh from November 23 to December 7, was successfully completed. This last round of the 2019 tournament gathered 188 players from 24 different countries competing to earn ITF World Junior Ranking Points to better their placements.
The matches went intensively and the players battled it out in their respective categories. The winners of each category are as follows: In the girl’s single category, Jeong Moon of South Korea is the champion for week one and Yuxuan Yang of China is the champion for week two. For the boy’s single category, Yu-Chen Chiu of Taipei emerged as the champion for week one, whereas Suphawat Saeoui of Thailand won the category for week two.
In the girl’s double category, week one’s championship went to Jimin Kwon and Jeong Moon of South Korea, while week two’s belonged to Yuxuan Yang and Zixuan Zeng of China. In the boy’s double category, Wanseok Kang and Hyeondeok Yoon of South Korea were declared the champions for the first week, whereas Nathan Jattavapornvanit and Suphawat Saeoui of Thailand took the title for second week.
"We are glad to have hosted another successful ITF Juniors event in collaboration with ABA Bank. It is encouraging to see that the turnout has been increasing every year with 24 different nationalities participated in the event over the two weeks,” said Rithivit Tep, Secretary General of Tennis Cambodia.
“On a local level, we had an all-time high participation of 20 Cambodian players. Compared to a few years ago, we only had 4 or 5 juniors playing. We see this as a huge leap in the right direction for the future of Cambodian tennis as our youth strives to compete more regularly," he added.