League Notes: Tunisian Tennis Federation Orders Player To Withdraw From Israeli Match
Tunisia's tennis federation "ordered the country's top player to withdraw from a match against an Israeli player at a tournament in Uzbekistan." Malek Jaziri "had been scheduled to play Israel's Amir Weintraub on Friday in the quarterfinals of an ATP Challenger tournament in Tashkent." He withdrew before the match "and Weintraub advanced to the semifinals of the lower-tier event" (AP, 10/12). ... Two young archers from Arunachal Pradesh, India "were prevented by authorities from leaving for China with stapled visas on their passports, triggering strong statements by politicians from the State, led by former Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kieren Rejiju" (THE HINDU, 10/11).