ISLAMABAD - Pakistan team managed to beat strong Sri Lankan 2-1 on the opening day of the Qatar Asian Junior Team Under-14 Championship in which eight top teams of Asia including Qatar, Iran, India, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Kirghizistan participating.

In the first singles match Go Mazhar beat Joshua Jayaratne 6-4, 6-2 while in the second singles M Mudasar beat Viranka Fernando 6-0, 6-3 and in the doubles Nofil/Hamza lost to Sorang Bala Chuddhar/Nabeel Sabsi in three sets 6-3, 6-7 and 10-6.