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TENNIS - National 03 May, 2024

PTF Inter-Department Tennis: Army, WAPDA claim victories
PTF Inter-Department Tennis: Army, WAPDA claim victories

Sports Bulletin Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army, and WAPDA registered victories in the 1st PTF Inter-Department Tennis Trophy 2024 after beating SNGPL, and Pakistan Navy respectively here at PTF Tennis Complex, Garden Avenue on Friday.

Mohammad Abid (WAPDA) easily breezed out his opponent Faizan Fayyaz Khan (NAVY) in one-sided affairs without conceding a single game 6-0 6-0. In the second single Aqeel Khan (WAPDA) started his winning streak and overpowered his opponent Asad Zaman (NAVY) in a straight set match 6-2 6-1.

In the first singles Abdullah Adnan (ARMY) won his opening match against Ahmad Babar (SNGPL) in a straight set 6-2, 6-1. In the second single Muzammil Murtaza (ARMY) outclassed Saqib Hayat and won the match 6-0, 6-1 just in 37 minutes. Muzammil played an excellent game and hit 5 aces in the first set and 9 aces in the second set and did not allow his opponent to settle down against his powerful serve. This match was officiated by ITF White Badge Umpire Hussnain Mehmood. President PTF also congratulated the winning team members and wished them well for future matches.

Earlier in the afternoon Zahoor Ahmed Addl. Secretary IPC, and Director General, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) inaugurated the 1st PTF Inter-Department Tennis Trophy and met the players of the Pakistan Army, Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy, WAPDA, and SNGPL. Lt. Gen. Mohammad Afzal (Retd.) also attended the opening ceremony as a guest of honor. 

Results:

Pakistan Army beat SNGPL (2-0):

Singles-1: Abdullah Adnan (ARMY) beat Ahmad Babar (SNGPL) 6-2, 6-1

Singles-2: Muzammil Murtaza (ARMY) beat Saqib Hayat (SNGPL) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles: Abdullah Adnan / Arham Attique (ARMY) beat Ahmed Babar / Ahtesham Humayun (SNGPL) 6-2 6-3

WAPDA beat Pakistan Navy (2-0):

Singles-1: Mohammad Abid (WAPDA) beat Faizan Fayyaz Khan (NAVY) 6-0, 6-0

Singles-2: Aqeel Khan (WAPDA) beat Asad Zaman (NAVY) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles: Heera Ashiq / Shahzad Khan (WAPDA) beat Asad Zaman / Faizan Fayyaz Khan (NAVY) 6-1, 6-2

Saturday’s Fixtures:

Pakistan WAPDA Vs SNGPL, Zainab Ali Naqi Court # 1 at 10:30 AM

Pakistan Army Vs PAF – Aqeel Khan Center Court at 10:30 AM

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