Muscat: Omani star Fatma Al Nabhani began her tour of China with a first round victory in the doubles competition of the ITF Pro Circuit $25,000 Tianjin tournament on Tuesday.
According to information received here, the Omani lass partnering with India's Ankita Raina recorded a 6-2, 6-3 straight sets victory over Chinese pair of Siyu Chen and Xu Liusun.
In the second round, Indo-Oman duo will take on Jessica Moore of Australia and Aleksandrina Naydenova of Bulgaria.
Moore and Naydenova advanced to second round with a 6-3, 3-6 (10-2) win over Poland's Justyna Jegiolka and Kazakhstan's Kamila Kerimbayeva.
Fatma will begin her singles campaign against fourth seeded Kamila. During her stay in China, Fatma is also scheduled to take part in another $25,000 Zhengzhou tournament, which will be organised from May 26 to June 1.