Oman tennis: Fatma Al Nabhani enters doubles quarterfinals in Spain
August 7, 2017 | 9:53 PM
by Sports Reporter
Fatma Al Nabhani

Muscat: Omani star Fatma Al Nabhani began her campaign in the $15,000 ITF Pro Circuit Las Palmos de Gran Canaria tournament in Spain on a positive note on Monday.

In the first round of the doubles competition, Fatma and her Spanish partner Arabela Fernandez Rabener brushed aside the challenge of American duo of Mary Closs and Natalia Maynetto for a 6-1, 6-0 victory.

In the quarterfinals, the third-seeded pair will now take on Fiona Codino of France and Jil Nora Engelmann of Germany.

Fiona Codino booked their place in the last eight stage with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Spaniards Alexia Alvarez Gero Christodoulouand Andrea Saudco Roque.

Fatma begins her singles campaign on Tuesday when the Omani top seed takes on Fiona Codino.

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