XU XIN AMONG TOP PADDLERS FOR WTT MIDDLE EAST HUB IN DOHA
DOHA (Qatar): The Qatar Table Tennis Association (QTTA), hosts of the WTT Middle East Hub, have included local stars as wildcard entries for the WTT Contender and WTT Star Contender qualifiers.
QTTA is permitted to use all of its three allocated wildcards (increased from one) to nominate any additional player from within the Top 20 to participate in the event.
Qatar international and local star Ahmed Khalil Al Mohannadi received a wild card for the events at the Lusail Sports Arena.
The qualifying rounds for WTT Contender will be held from February 28-March 2 while the WTT Star Contender qualifiers will be March 6-March.
Mohammed Abdulwahab was the other Qatari, who will get the opportunity to compete from the qualifiers along with unranked Ahmed Al Awlaqi.
In the women’s singles, Maha Faramarzi, Maryam Ali, Maha Ali and Mohamed Ala secured wild card entries for the qualifying rounds of both WTT Contender and WTT Star Contender events.
QTTA is allowed to put forward four wildcards (also increased from one) for the WTT Star Contender Doha.
The main draw for WTT Star Contender is from March 8-13 while the WTT Contender starts from March 3-6.