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ITF Pakistan World Juniors Tennis Championship Leg-II
Amir Asylkozhaev and Polina Kaibekova lift Boys’ and Girls’ Singles titles Sports Bulletin Report ISLAMABAD: Russian boy and girl, Amir Asylkozhaev and Polina Kaibekova have sealed the Singles titles of the ITF Pakistan World Juniors Tennis Championships Leg-II after winning their finals against respective challengers in straight sets 2-0 here at PTF-SDA Tennis Complex on Saturday. In the Boys’ Singles final, Amir Asylkozhaev of Russia outclassed Aarav Samrat Hada of United States of America (USA) 2-0 in a one-sided contest. The final score-line was 6-3 and 6-0. Amir displayed quality tennis and did not allow his rival to settle the feet in the court. The winning lad played an aggressive game by hitting beautiful strokes from down the line. His game was a blend of forehand powerful, backhand excellent drives and classic drop shorts. He also had an upper-hand in the service department throughout the match. Amir finished the match at 6-3 and 6-3 to lift the title. It is important to mention here that Amir had lost the first Leg final at the same venue. Earlier, in the morning session, Russian girl, Polina Kaibekova got rid of Janvi Aswa from India in similar style 2-0 in the Girls’ Singles event final at the same venue. Polina had also lost the final of Leg-I. She finished the final with the score-line of 6-4 and 6-4. Aleem Malik CEO-Signature Hotels was the chief guest at the closing ceremony, which was attended by Saeed Ahmad Khan SVP-PTF, Col. Gul Rehman Secretary-PTF, Sqn Ldr Naveed PAF and a large number of participants and tennis lovers. Arif Qureshi Secretary-Islamabad Tennis Association (ITA) thanked PTF Management for their kind support to make the leg-2 event successful. Qureshi thanked the sponsors and Malik CEO-Signature Hotels for gracing the occasion as a chief guest. Results (finals): Boys’ Singles: Amir Asylkozhaev (RUS) beat Aarav Samrat Hada (USA) 6-3, 6-0 Girls’ Singles: Polina Kaibekova (RUS) beat Janvi Aswa (IND) 6-4, 6-4
Mohammad Zaryab and Azat Sarsembaev win ITF Doubles title
faisal ISLAMABAD: Emerging tennis player, Mohammad Zaryab Khan pairing with Azat Sarsembaev from Kazakhstan sealed back-to-back second title of the ITF Pakistan World Juniors Tennis Championship after overcoming Aarav Samrat Hada and Aki Zuben Rawat 2-1 on set-break here at PTF-SDA Tennis Complex on Friday. The final score-line was 6-4, 4-6 and 10-5. It is important to mention here that Mohammad Zaryab Khan and Azat Sarsembaev had secured the Leg-1 title of the ITF Juniors’ Tennis Championship at the same venue on November 11, 2022. However, in the Boys’ Doubles final on Friday, both the winning lads proved too good for their opponents after showing their class especially in the first set and then in the set-break tie in a feisty battle. A sizable number of tennis lovers enjoyed the top-quality game of tennis. Earlier, in the Girls’ Doubles final, the pair of Deren Ozel from Turkey and Polina Kaibekova from Russia trounced Lia Belibova from Moldova and Melissa Jangarasheva from Kazakhstan in straight sets with the score-line was 6-2 and 6-1. It was a single sided affair, as the winner of the Girls’ Singles of Leg-1, Lia Belibova could not perform up to mark in the doubles’ final. Results: Boys’ Singles (Semifinals): Amir Asylkozhaev (RUS) beat Imran Khatibev (UZB) 7-5, 6-1 Aarav Samrat Hada (USA) beat Sami Zeb Khan (PAK) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 Girls’ Singles (Semifinals): Janvi Aswa (IND) beat Deren Ozel (TUR) 7-6 (8), 6-4 Polina Kaibekova (RUS) beat Lia Belibova (MDA) 6-3, 6-3 Boys’ Doubles (Final): Mohammad Zaryab Khan (PAK) / Azat Sarsembaev (KAZ) beat Aarav Samrat Hada (USA) / Aki Zuben Rawat (NEP) 6-4, 4-6 (10-5) Girls’ Doubles (Final): Deren Ozel (TUR) / Polina Kaibekova (RUS) beat Lia Belibova (MDA) / Melissa Jangarasheva (KAZ) 6-2, 6-1 Saturday’s Fixtures: Girls Singles Final: 10:30pm Boys Singles Final: 2:00 pm
ITF Juniors Tennis: Sami Zeb claims big win to reach in semifinal
AA Report ISLAMABAD: Sami Zeb claimed a big win to reach the semifinal of the Boys’ Singles discipline of the ITF Pakistan World Juniors Tennis Championship Leg-II against Kamonpanyakorn Thadpong of Thailand 2-1 here at PTF-SDA Tennis Complex on Thursday. The final score-line was 6-3, 4-6 and 6-3. Sami grabbed the first game easily by playing some powerful forehand drives and classic drop short at 6-3, however, in the second game was a bit released and missed some easy points. He also hit double faults twice and lost the game 4-6. In the third game, the local player changed his strategy and play nice game and did not allow his opponent to settle his feet on the court. He won the decisive game at 6-3 and confirmed his berth in the top-4 stage of the tournament. Deputy Director, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB), Mansoor Ahmad Khan visited the PTF Tennis Complex to witness the matches and also interacted with the players. Results: Boys’ Singles (Quarterfinals): Amir Asylkozhaev (RUS) beat Bugra Ozkoc (TUR) 6-3, 6-2 Imran Khatibev (UZB) beat Zaidh Zihar (SRI) 7-5, 6-3 Aarav Samrat Hada (USA) beat Aki Zuben Rawat (NEP) 6-1, 6-2 Sami Zeb Khan (PAK) beat Kamonpanyakorn Thadpong (THA) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 Girls’ Singles (Quarterfinals): Deren Ozel (TUR) beat Melissa Jangarasheva (KAZ) 6-4, 6-0 Janvi Aswa (IND) beat Taira Abildayeva (KAZ) 6-0, 6-4 Polina Kaibekova (RUS) beat Zhansaya Bakytzhan (KAZ) 6-2, 6-3 Lia Belibova (MDA) beat Thaniya Sarai (IND) 6-0, 3-6, 6-1 Boys’ Doubles (Semifinals): Aarav Samrat Hada (USA)/ Aki Zuben Rawat (NEP) beat Imran Khatibev (UZB) / Ibrahim Furkan Deniz (TUR) 6-3, 6-3 Mohammad Zaryab Khan (PAK) / Azat Sarsembaev (KAZ) beat Aryan Giri (NEP) Zaidh Zihar (SRI) 1-6, 6-1 (10-8) Girls’ Doubles (Semifinals): Lia Belibova (MDA) / Melissa Jangarasheva (KAZ) beat Sajida Razik (SRI) / Thaniya Sarai (IND) 6-1, 6-4 Deren Ozel (TUR) / Polina Kaibekova (RUS) beat Taira Abildayeva (KAZ) / Madina Omarova (KAZ) 6-4, 7-6(5) Friday’s Schedule: Boys Singles Semi-Finals: 10:00 am Girls Singles Semi-Finals: 10:00 am Boys Doubles Finals: 2:00pm Girls Doubles Finals: 2:00pm  
Sami Zeb overwhelms Ibrahim Furkan Deniz 2-0 in ITF Juniors Tennis
AA Report ISLAMABAD: Rising tennis teenager, Sami Zeb Khan stunned Ibrahim Furkan Deniz in straight sets 2-0 in the ITF Pakistan World Juniors Tennis Championship Leg-II here at PTF-SDA Tennis Complex Garden Avenue on Wednesday. Local guy Sami Zeb Khan conceded 2 and 3 games in both sets respectively, as he displayed top quality tennis against his opponent from Turkey and did not allow him to settle the feet on the court during the whole match to move into the top-8 stage of the boys’ singles fixture. President, Islamabad Tennis Association (ITA) Tariq Mahmood Murtaza, who is also chairman of Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) graced the occasion as the chief guest. Also, a large number of tennis lovers and parents of the player were present on this eve. Results (Boys’ Singles Round-II): Imran Khatibev (UZB) beat Penn Charusorn (THA) 7-5, 3-0-Retd Zaidh Zihar (SRI) beat Aryan Giri (NEP) 7-5, 7-6(2) Bugra Ozkoc (TUR) beat Bilal Asim (PAK) 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 Amir Asylkozhaev (RUS) beat Matthew Goh (MAS) 6-1, 6-4 Sami Zeb Khan (PAK) beat Ibrahim Furkan Deniz(TUR) 6-2, 6-3 Results (Girls Singles Round-II): Melissa Jangarashva(KAZ) beat Natalia Zaman (PAK) 6-2, 6-0 Polina Kaibekova (RUS) beat Fatima Ali Raja (PAK) 6-0, 6-0 Deren Ozel (TUR) beat Soha Ali (PAK) 6-0, 6-0 Zainab Ali Naqvi (PAK) beat Thaniya Sarai (IND) 6-2, 6-0 Lia Belibova(MDA) beat Madina Omarova(KAZ) 6-4, 7-5 Results (Boys’ Doubles Round-I): Ibrahim Furkan Deniz(TUR)/Imran Khaitbaev(UZB) beat Amir Asylkozhaev(RUS)/ Mikael Svanidze(GEO) 3-6, 6-2 (10-8) Kou Fujikawa (JPN)/ Thadpong (THA) beat Hamid Israr Gul (PAK) / Ahmed Nael Qureshi (PAK) 6-2, 7-5 Matthew Goh (MAS) / Abdul Hanan (PAK) beat Amir Mazari (PAK) / Nabeel Ali Qayum (PAK) 6-2, 6-2 Aarav Samrat Hada (USA) / Aki Zuben Rawat (NEP) beat Ahtesham Humayun (PAK)/ Arkhip Kozlov (RUS) 7-5, 6-0 Mohammad Talha Khan (PAK) / Mohammad Huzaifa Khan (PAK) beat Ada Guler (TUR) / Bugra Ozkoc (TUR) 6-3, 5-7 (10-7) Mohammad Zaryab Khan (PAK) / Azat Sarsembaev (KAZ) beat Bilal Asim (PAK) / Sami Zeb Khan (PAK) 6-3, 7-5 Aryan Giri (NEP) / Zaidh Zihar (SRi) beat Asad Zaman (PAK) / Shehryar Anees (PAK) 6-1, 6-0 Penn Charusorn (THA) / Teetawat (THA) beat Mars Argun (TUR)/ Kivanc Bedir (TUR) 6-1, 6-3 Results (Girls Doubles Round-I): Zhansaya Bakytzhan (KAZ) / Zatalia Zaman (PAK) beat Zainab Ali Raja (PAK) / Sheeza Sajid (PAK) 6-1, 6-3 Neha Krishnan (USA) / Defne Yuksel (TUR) beat Soha Ali (PAK) / Amna Ali Qayum (PAK) 6-7 (4), 6-2 (10-5).
2 Pakistani Semi Zeb and Bilal Asim move in next round of ITF Juniors Tennis
AA Report ISLAMABAD: Duo of Pakistani tennis players, Semi Zeb and Bilal Asim have moved into the 2nd round of the ITF Pakistan World Juniors Tennis Championship Leg-II after beating their opponents here at PTF-SDA Tennis Complex on Tuesday. The tournament started a day late during the heavy rain in the twin cities Rawalpindi and Islamabad, as six failed to show acceptable performance in the round 1 and were ousted from the international juniors tennis fixture. Results: Boys’ Singles Round 1: Aryan Giri (NEP) beat Ahmed Nael Qureshi (PAK) 1-6, 6-4, 6-1 Bugra Ozkoc (TUR) beat Hamid Israr (PAK) 6-1, 6-1 Penn Charusorn (THA) beat Mars Argun (TUR) 6-4, 6-3 Zaidh Zihar (SRI) beat Asad Zaman (PAK) 6-0, 6-1 Amir Asylkozhaev (RUS) beat Azat Sarsembaev (KAZ) 6-4, 6-1 Bilal Asim (PAK) beat Teetawat (THA) 6-2, 7-5 Matthew Goh (MAS) beat Amir Mazari (PAK) 6-0, 6-1 Imran Khatibev (UZB) beat Mohammad Zaryab Khan (PAK) 6-0, 6-2 Mikhail Svanidze (GEO) beat Ahtesham Humayun (PAK) 6-2, 6-2 Sami Zeb Khan (PAK) beat Arkhip Kozlov (RUS) 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-6(4) Aki Zuben Rawat (NEP) beat Mohammad Talha Khan (PAK) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 Aarav Samarat Hada (USA) beat Kou Fujikawa (JPN) 6-3, 6-3 Kivanc Bedir (TUR) beat Nabeel Ali Qayum 6-0, 6-0 Ibrahim Furkan Deniz (TUR) beat Abdul Hanan (PAK) 6-3, 7-5 Girls’ Singles Round-1: Zhansaya Bakytzhan (KAZ) beat Sheeza Sajid (PAK) 6-0, 6-0 Madina Omarova (KAZ) beat Defne Yuksel (TUR) 6-4, 6-4 Melissa Jangarasheva (KAZ) beat Mandagalla Princy (IND) 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 Neha Krishnan (USA) beat Zainab Ali Raja 6-0, 6-0
ITF Pakistan Juniors Tennis: Imran Khaitbaev wins Leg-1 title
Sports Bulletin Report ISLAMABAD: Uzbekistan tennis lad, Imran Khaitbaev beat Amir Asylkozhaev of Russia 2-0 in the final of ITF Pakistan Juniors Tennis Championship Leg-1 here at PTF-SDA Tennis Complex on Saturday. Imran crushed his opponent Amir Asylkozhaev in a single sided final in straight set, as he conceded just 1 and 2 games in both sets respectively. The final score-line was 6-1 and 6-2. A large number of foreign players from Turkey, Russia, India, Georgia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Australia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States of America (USA), Nepal, Malaysia, Moldova and Japan participated in the leg-1 event. President, Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF), Senator Salim Saifullah Khan was the chief guest at the closing ceremony, which was also attended by Humayun Saifullah Khan Former Provincial Minister-KPK and a large number of tennis lovers. The President-PTF, while addressing the participants, thanked them for visiting Pakistan. The President-PTF also stated that the conduct of such events in Pakistan and the participation of foreign players would further promote the soft image of Pakistan besides providing an opportunity for Pakistani players to compete with quality players. He also showed satisfaction with the overall arrangements which are in place for the conduct of the event. He thanked the Islamabad Police for providing foolproof security coverage for this event, and the media for highlighting the event comprehensively. He interacted with the players, their parents and the coaches. Also, ITF Pakistan J7 World Juniors Tennis Championships leg-2 commenced today at PTF Tennis Complex Islamabad. Results: Boys’ Singles (Qualifying Round-1): Ada Guler (TUR) bt Syed Raahim Veqar(PAK) 6-2, 6-2 Mahatir Mohammad (PAK) bt Pudit Phapatsirikul(THA) 6-2, 6-2 Kivanc Bedir (TUR) bt Mohammad Talha Khan (PAK) 6-1, 6-0 Thanathip Poti (THA) bt Mohammad Salar (PAK) 6-3, 4-6 (10-5) Gehash Tissera (SRI) bt Hyugo Sawada (JPN) 6-3, 6-1 Boys’ Singles (Qualifying Round-2): Yahya Musa Luni (PAK) bt Hisham Mahmood (PAK) 7-6 (1), 6-2 Akaash De Silva (SRI) bt Hamza Rehmat (PAK) 6-1, 6-1 Azat Sarsembaev (KAZ) bt Zaeem Ghafoor (PAK) 6-0, 6-0 Ada Guler (TUR) bt Ibrahim Sohail (PAK) 6-0, 6-1 Mikhail Svanidze (GEO) bt Mahatir Mohammad Khan (PAK) 7-6 (4), 6-1 Abdul Baasith Cader (SRI) bt Thanathip Poti (THA)7-6 (3), 6-3 Kivanc Bedir (TUR) bt Jonathan Hii (AUS) 6-0, 6-0 Gehash Tissera (SRI) bt Mustansir Ali Khan (PAK) 6-0, 6-2 The Third Round of the qualifying matches will start tomorrow at 11:00 am (End)  
ITF Juniors: Mohammad Zaryab and Azat claim Doubles title
Abdul Jabbar Faisal ISLAMABAD: Upcoming tennis lad, Mohammad Zaryab Khan pairing with Azat Sarsembaev from Kazakhstan annexed the Boys’ Doubles crown of the ITF Pakistan Juniors Tennis Championships Leg-1 after thrashing Ibrahim Furkan Deniz from Turkey and Imran Khaitbaev from Uzbekistan in straight sets here at PTF-SDA Tennis Complex on Friday. In Boys Doubles finals, Mohammad Zaryab Khan of Pakistan and his overseas partner Azat Sarsembaev of Kazakhstan overcame their challengers Ibrahim Furkan Deniz and Imran Khaitbaev with the score-line was 6-3 and 7-5 feisty battle. This was first ITF Juniors’ Title for both Azat and Zaryab. Zaryab's win, who trains at the NTC, will give a boost to his confidence, and inspire all the other local players. Earlier, in Girls Doubles final, Polina Kaibekova of Russian pairing with Deren Ozel from Turkey brushed aside Lia Belibova and Defne Yuksel in similar fashion 2-0 with the final score-line of 6-4 and 7-5to lift the title of ITF Pakistan Juniors Tennis Championship. Results: Boys’ Doubles Final: Mohammad Zaryab Khan (PAK) / Azat Sarsembaev (KAZ) beat Ibrahim Furkan Deniz (TUR)/Imran Khaitbaev (UZB) 6-3, 7-5 Girls Doubles Finals: Polina Kaibekova (RUS) / Deren Ozel (TUR) beat Lia Belibova (MDA) / Defne Yuksel (TUR) 6-4, 7-5
ITF Juniors: Amir Asylkozhaev and Imran Khaitbaev set to meet in final
Sports Bulletin Report ISLAMABAD: Amir Asylkozhaev from Russia and Imran Khaitbaev from Uzbekistan set to meet in the final of the ongoing ITF Pakistan Juniors Tennis Championship after beating their respective opponents in the semifinals here at PTF-SDA Tennis Complex on Thursday. The final will be played on Saturday at the same venue. In the first semifinal, Amir Asylkozhaev ousted Azat Sarsembaev from Kazakhstan in straight sets with the score-line of 6-2 and 6-4 while in the second semifinal Khaitbaev outplayed Bugra Ozkoc from Turkey in similar style 2-0. The final score-line was 6-3 and 6-0. Solitary Pakistan Mohammad Zaryab Khan pairing with Azat Sarsembaev could qualify for the Doubles’ final Results: Boys’ Singles (Semifinals): Amir Asylkozhaev (RUS) beat Azat Sarsembaev (KAZ) 6-2, 6-4 Imran Khaitbaev (UZB) beat Bugra Ozkoc (TUR) 6-3, 6-0 Girls Singles Semi Finals: Polina Kaibekova (RUS) beat Sajida Razick (SRI) 6-0, 6-3 Lia Belibova (MDA) beat Deren Ozel (TUR) 6-2, 6-2 Boys’ Doubles (Semifinals): Mohammad Zaryab Khan (PAK) / Azat Sarsembaev(KAZ) beat Mars Argun (TUR) / Bugra Ozkoc (TUR) 7-5, 4-6 (10-4) Imran Khaitbaev (UZB) / Ibrahim Furkan Deniz (TUR) beat Hamid Israr (PAK) / Ahmed Nael Qureshi (PAK) 7-5, 6-3 Girls’ Doubles (Semifinals): Lia Belibova (MDA)/ Defne Yuksel (TUR) beat Zhansaya Bakytzhan (KAZ) / Melissa Jangarasheva (KAZ) 6-0, 6-3 Polina Kaibekova (RUS) / Deren Ozel (TUR) beat Thaniya Sarai (IND) / Mandagalla Princy (IND) 6-1, 6-0 Boys’ Doubles (Quarterfinals): Mars Argun (TUR) / Bugra Ozkoc (TUR) beat Kou Fujikawa (JPN) / Aki Zeben Rawat (NEP) 6-2, 7-6(4) Ibrahim Furkan Deniz (TUR) / Imran Khaitbaev (UZB) beat Mohammad Huzaifa Khan / Mohammad Talha Khan (PAK) 6-0, 6-4 Hmaid Israr (PAK) / Ahmed Nael Qureshi (PAK) beat Aryan Giri (NEP) / Aarav Samrat Hada (USA) 3-6, 6-3 (10-8) Mohammad Zaryab Khan (PAK) / Azat Sarsembaev (KAZ) beat Amir Asylkozhaev (RUS) / Zaidh Zihar (SRI) 6-2,3-6(10-5) Girls’ Doubles (Quarterfinals): Zhansaya Bakytzhan (KAZ) / Melissa Jangarasheva (KAZ) beat Madina Omarova (KAZ) / Natalia Zaman (PAK) 6-0, 6-0 Polina Kaibekova (RUS) / Deren Ozel (TUR) beat Taira Abildayeva (KAZ) / Sajida Razick (SRI) 6-4, 4-6 (10-8) Lia Belibova (MDA)/ Defne Yuksel (TUR) beat Soha Ali (PAK) / Zainab Ali Naqvi (PAK) 6-0, 7-5 Thaniya Sarai (IND) / Mandagalla Princy (IND) beat Amna Ali Qayum (PAK) / Sheeza Sajid (PAK) 6-4, 6-3.  
ITF Pakistan Juniors Tennis: 7 foreigners move in quarterfinals
Sports Bulletin Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistani player Ahmed Nael Qureshi along with seven foreign players, Aarav Samrat Hada, Imran Khaitbaev, Burga Ozkoc, Azat Sarsembaev, Amir Asylkozhaev, Teetawat Tavachphongsri, and Zaidh Zihar moved into the Top-8 stage of the ongoing ITF Pakistan Juniors Tennis Championship after winning their respective matches here at PTF-SDA Tennis Complex on Tuesday. In Boys’ Singles, Zaidh Zihar of Sri Lanka claimed an upset victory after beating 8th seed local guy Bilal Asim 2-1 with the score-line of 7-6 (5), 2-6, and 6-4. Meanwhile, in the Girls’ Singles, Dene Yuksel defeated high-ranked 4th Seed Natalia Zaman of Pakistan in straight sets with scores of 6-1 and 6-4. Indian Mandagalla Princy (IND) beat 8th-seed local girl Sheeza Sajid in another match. Results: Boys’ Singles (Round II) Aarav Samrat Hada (NEP) beat Sami Zeb Khan (PAK) 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-2 Imran Khaitbaev (UZB) beat Mars Argun (TUR) 6-3, 6-3 Burga Ozkoc (TUR) beat Thanathip Poti (THA) 6-3, 6-0 Azat Sarsembaev (KAZ) beat Ibrahim Furkan Deniz (TUR) 6-3, 6-0 Amir Asylkozhaev (RUS) beat Kivanc Bedir (TUR) 6-1, 6-1 Teetawat Tavachphongsri (THA) beat Mohammad Talha Khan (PAK) 7-6 (7), 7-5 Zaidh Zihar (SRI) beat Bilal Asim (PAK) 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-4 Ahmed Nael Qureshi (PAK) beat Hamid Israr (PAK) 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) Girls’ Singles (Round II) Polina Kaibekova (RUS) beat Madina Omarova (KAZ) 6-3, 6-1 Janvi Asawa (IND) beat Amna Ali Qayum (PAK) 6-1, 6-2 Defne Yuksel (TUR) beat Natalia Zaman (PAK) 6-1, 6-4 Thaniya Sarai Gogulamanda (IND) beat Zainab Ali Raja (PAK) 6-0, 6-0 Deren Ozel (TUR) beat Taira Abildayeva (KAZ) 6-1, 6-2 Mandagalla Princy (IND) beat Sheeza Sajid (PAK) 6-0, 6-2  
ITF Pakistan Juniors Tennis: Mohammad Talha defeats Arayan Giri 2-1
AA Report ISLAMABAD: Five Pakistani players, Bilal Asim, Mohammad Talha Khan, Ahmed Nael Qureshi, Hamid Israr and Sami Zeb Khan have moved into the second round of the ITF Pakistan Juniors Tennis Championship Leg-1 after beating their respective rivals here at PTF-SDA Tennis Complex on Monday. Pakistan's Mohammad Talha Khan toppled 5th seed Aryan Giri from Nepal that caused a biggest upset of the first day in an exciting 3-set encounter. The final score-line was 4-6,6-4 and 6-3. In another thrilling match, Pakistan's Hamid Israr upset 7th seed Kamonpanyakorn Thadpong of Thailand 7-6 (1), 6-7 (8), 6-1. Senator Salim Saifullah Khan President-PTF graced the opening ceremony as chief guest. Results: Boys’ Singles (Round-I): Kivanc Bedir (TUR) beat Mohammad Salar Khan (PAK) 6-3, 6-1 Teetawat Tavachphongsri (THA) beat Hyugo Sawada (JPN) 6-0, 6-0 Bilal Asim (PAK) beat Pudit Phapatsirikul (THA) 6-2, 6-2 Mohammad Talha Khan (PAK) beat Arayan Giri (NEP) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 Azat Sarsembaev (KAZ) beat Mahatir Mohammad Khan (PAK) 6-1, 2-6, 6-1 Ahmed Nael Qureshi (PAK) beat Matthew Goh (MAS) 6-2, 2-6, 6-0 Zaidh Zihar (SRI) beat Asad Zaman (PAK) 6-1,6-2 Marus Argun (TUR) beat Mohammad Huzaifa Khan (PAK) 6-1, 6-2 Amir Asylkozhaev (RUS) bat Amir Mohammad Mazari (PAK) 6-0, 6-0 Sami Zeb Khan (PAK) beat Kou Fujikawa (JPN) 6-2, 7-6 (3) Hamid Israr (Pak) beat Kamonpanyakorn Thadpong (Thailand) 7-6 (1), 6-7 (8), 6-1.