Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi kicked off his Stop War Start Tennis Tour in Yangon, Myanmar as chief guest at the 1st Annual Myanmar International Tennis Project last week.Qureshi, who was joined by former ATP World Tour player Jean-Philippe Fleurian, participated in a pro-am fundraising dinner and hosted a Kid’s Day – featuring 1,000 children aged six to 10 from 15 Yangon public and private schools – for an introduction to mini-tennis. Qureshi and Fleurian’s visit to Myanmar was ... Read more
Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, and Jean-Julien Rojer visited children and their families at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center during the Western & Southern Open. Both players played games and autographed t-shirts for the youngsters.“Sometimes as tennis players it is easy to get caught up in your own world,” said Rojer. “However, this visit to the Cincinnati Children's Hospital puts everything in perspective. I was very impressed with the way the staff of the ... Read more
Former tennis champion Yi Sarun reaches into his tennis bag takes out an old wrinkled plastic bag filled with black and white photographs and sets the stack on the table. He carries them everywhere he goes, for they are reminders of when life was good to be a Cambodian tennis player. In one photograph Yi Sarun is seen wearing a coat, tie and trousers and carrying an armload of wood tennis racquets while disembarking from an airplane. Another one shows him on the court at the Cambodian ... Read more
AIsam Qureshi was received as Guest of Honour at a dinner hosted by the Ambassador of Pakistan to Italy, Albania, San Marino and Slovenia H.E. Tehmina Janjua's residence. In attendance was the Ambassador of Iraq, H.E. Saywan Barzani; Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, HE Bandar Abdelrwhsin Bib Shalhoob. And distinguished ministers from Turkey and Pakistan. Qureshi entertained the distinguished audience with a Q & A about Aisam Qureshi's Stop War Start Tennis Foundation.