Muscat: The Oman Tennis Association (OTA) has decided to send a two-member Omani girls team to the Junior Fed Cup Pre-Qualifying event to be organised in Sri Lanka later this year.
According to information received from OTA on Sunday, ‘the Omani tennis fans will cherish the news of the Sultanate’s girls taking part in the ITF Junior Fed Cup event in Sri Lanka’.
The Junior Fed Cup Qualifying event will take place in Sri Lanka from March 11 to 16.
The OTA has selected two rising talents Maryam Al Balushi and Aisha Al Suleimani for the Sri Lanka sojourn.
The OTA, meanwhile, informed that the association has received a special exemption from the ITF to field two players instead of three.
The Omani team will be accompanied by the national team captain Suleiman Al Rawahi.
Salem Abu Baker, vice-president of the OTA, will head the Sultanate’s delegation.
The Omani girls will be training at Grand Hyatt tennis courts till they leave for Sri Lanka.