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Algeria 2 : 1 Kosovo

Kosova - Algjeria 1:2

19 April 2018

Kosovo’s tennis players lost to over Algeria.

Due to injury, Liridona Murati had to retire in the match against Yassemine Boudjadi, without completing the first set.

In the second match Arlinda Rushiti dominated completely against Amira Benaissa. The latter withdrew during the second set while our Arlinda was leading 6:3 and 4:0.

Everything had to be decided in the doubles match, where Arlinda was accompanied by 15-year-old Blearta Ukëhaxhaj. After a nerve-wracking battle full of emotions, Kosovo’s ladies were not able to defeat ladies from a country with a much longer history in the sport of tennis.

Kosovo ladies, with one overall win and three losses, ended fourth in the group. After a day’s rest, on Saturday 21 April, our team will take part in a play-off for the 7th overall in Group III for Europe / Africa.