City’s upcoming tennis player Mustafa M Raja clinched his 8th 10 and Under AITA Nationals title at Transform Tennis Academy, Bengaluru. This is also his fourth consecutive tournament win.
Mustafa had to go through a tough draw, it was a draw of 64 with players participating from many states. Mustafa kept his cool at crucial moments and won critical points especially in the quarterfinals where he saved two match points against Venkat Rishi from Hyderabad.
Scores: R1 – Bye; R2 – 7,0; PQ – 7,0; Quarters – 7,6 (7,2); Semis – 4,0 and 4,3 (7,0) and Finals against Vishnu – 4,0 and 4,1.
Mustafa is studying at Excel Public School and trains at Nagaraja Tennis Centre. He is the son of Murtuza Raja and Farida Raja.