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TENNIS - National26 Nov 2022

Pakistan Open Tennis Championship: Muzammil and Sarah clinch titles
Sports Bulletin Report LAHORE: Muzammil Murtaza and Sarah Mehboob Khan have clinched the men’s and ladies singles titles of the 6th Sheheryar Malik Memorial Pakistan Open Tennis Championship 2022 that concluded here at Nishtar Park Tennis Courts on Saturday.   In the men's singles final, Muzammil Murtaza played well against M Shoaib and outpaced him by 6-4, 7-5 to clinch the title. The ladies singles final saw Sarah Mehboob Khan utilizing her wide experience to outsmart spirited Noor Malik (Wapda) 7-5, 6-2.   The boys’ Under-18 title was claimed by Bilal Asim, who outlasted Mahatir Muhammad 6-2, 7-5 in the final. Hamid Israr/Nael Qureshi won the U-18 doubles title by outpacing Sami Zeb Khan/Hasheesh Kumar 6-2, 6-4. The boys U-16 title was clinched by Sheheryar Anees, who defeated Asad Zaman 6-4, 6-4 in the final. Abubakar Talha/Zohaib Afzal Malik - one of the top junior pairs of the country – added another feather in their decorated cap as they grabbed the U-14 doubles title by beating Amir Mazari/Nabeel Qayum 4-0, 4-5, 10-7. Abubakar doubled his crown by beating Amir Mazari 6-1, 1-0 (rtd) in the boys U-14 final.   In the boys’ Under-12 final, Abdur Rehman beat Ismail Aftab 4-2, 4-2 to lift the title. The boys/girls U-12 doubles title was claimed by Abubakar/Zunaisha, who beat Ismail Aftab/Abdur Rehman 4-2, 4-2 in the final. The boys/girls U-10 title was won by Shayan Afridi, who routed Hajra Suhail 4-1, 4-2.   In the seniors 35 plus doubles final, Shehzad/Inam Gul beat Talha Waheed/Tanveer Munir 6-1, 6-4 while in the seniors 45 plus doubles final, Sheheryar Salamat/Khurram Imtiaz beat Ashar/Adnan 5-7, 7-5, 10-8 and in seniors 65 plus doubles finals, Asad Niaz/Kh Khurram beat Waqar Nisar/Raheel.   Secretary Sports & Youth Affairs Ehsan Bhutta and PLTA Chairman Iftikhar Ahmad Rao graced the concluding ceremony as chief guest and distributed prizes among the winners of different age group categories in the presence of PLTA Secretary Rashid Malik, officials and tennis players, families and game lovers.  Rashid Malik thanked IPC Minister Ehsan ur Rehman Mazari, Punjab Sports Minister Malik Taimoor Masood, Secretary Sports Ehsan Bhutta, DG Sports Tariq Qureshi, PLTA Chairman Rao Iftikhar, entire SBP management and all others especially the managements of Metro Cash & Cash, TS Builders and Sheikhoo Steel for making this event a huge success.

TENNIS - National25 Nov 2022

Pakistan Open Tennis: Rashid Malik lifts seniors 50 plus title
Sports Bulletin Report LAHORE: Former Davis Cupper Rashid Malik (ZTBL) won the seniors 50 plus title in the 6th Sheheryar Malik Memorial Pakistan Open Tennis Championship here at Sports Board Punjab Tennis Academy Nishtar Park on Friday. Rashid Malik was up against Hassan Mehmood in the seniors 50 plus singles final. Malik was off to a flying start as he conceded just two points to take the first set 6-2. Hassan though showed resistance in the second set yet Malik was too tough to be handled by Hassan, thus lost the second and decisive set 6-3 to clinch the title. In the men's doubles final, Barkat Ullah/Mohaamad Shoaib beat Aqeel Khan/Mohammad Abid 6-4, 4-6, 10-8. Earlier in the doubles semifinals, Aqeel/Abid beat Muzammil Murtaza/Mudassar Murtaza 6-3, 6-3 and Barkat Ullah/Shoaib beat Heera Ashiq/Youaf Khalil 6-4, 6-4. In the ladies doubles semifinals, Sara Mehboob/Sara Mansoor outpaced Zahra Suleman/Zainab Ali Naqvi 6-1, 6-2 while Esha Jawad/Amna Qayyum beat Noor Malik/Meheq Khokhar 6-1, 4-6, 10-8. In the seniors 45 plus doubles semifinals, Sheheryar Salamat/Khurram Imtiaz beat Israr Gul/Irfan Ullah 6-4, 6-3. In the boys U-18 semifinal, Bilal Asim beat Hamid Israr 6-3, 6-4 and Mahatir Muhammad beat Semi Zeb Khan 6-3, 6-1. In the boys U-14 semifinals, Amir Mazari (Aitchison) beat Hamza Roman 7-5, 6-3 and Abubakar Talha beat Zohaib Afzal Malik 6-1, 6-1. In the girls U-14 semifinals, Zunaisha Noor beat Bismel Zia 2-4, 4-2, 10-4 and Mahrukh beat Fajar Fayyaz 4-2, 4-1. In the boys U-12 semifinals, Abdur Rehman beat Razik Sultan 5-3, 5-4 and Ismail Aftab beat Rashid Ali 5-4, 4-1. In the girls U-12 semifinal, Hajra Suhail beat Bismel Zia 4-1, 5-4. All the finals will be played on Saturday. Minister Sports Malik Taimoor Masood, Secretary Sports Ehsan Bhutta and DG Sports Mohammad Tariq Qureshi will be the chief guests at the prize distribution ceremony.

TENNIS - National25 Nov 2022

Pakistan Open Tennis Championship: Muzammil upsets Aqeel Khan
Sports Bulletin Report LAHORE: Muzammil Murtaza upset longest serving Pakistan No. 1 Aqeel Khan in the 6th Sheheryar Malik Memorial Pakistan Open Tennis Championship 2022 men’s singles semifinal played here at the SBP Tennis Courts on Thursday. In the first semifinal, Muzamil was off to a flying start against tennis ace of Pakistan – Aqeel Khan – as he conceded just a single point to comfortably win the first set 6-1. Aqeel though tried hard to put extra effort to resist the high-flying Muzammil, but his efforts went in vain as Muzammil won the second set too by 6-2 to set final clash against Muhammad Shoaib, who faced tough time from Barkat Ullah before winning the crucial match by 6-2, 3-6, 6-2.  In the ladies’ singles first semifinal, Noor Malik (Wapda) showed her class against classy Meheq Khokhar and outlasted her by 6-4, 6-1. The second semifinal proved a one-sided affair, where ladies tennis champion Sarah Mehboob Khan taught a tennis lesson to young Sheeza Sajid and comfortably won the encounter by 6-0, 6-1 to set the title clash against Noor Malik.  In the men's doubles quarterfinals, Heera Ashiq/Yousaf Khalil beat Imran Bhatti/Parbhat Kumar 3-6, 6-4, 10-5. Earlier in men’s doubles pre-quarterfinals, Bakir Ali/Mustafa Burney beat Inam Gul/Hasam Khan 6-4, 1-6, 10-8.  In the seniors 50 plus singles semifinals, Rashid Malik (ZTBL) showed the glimpses of his past glory days and comfortably outsmarted Tanveer Haral 6-1, 6-4 to reach the final. In the seniors 45 plus doubles pre-quarterfinals, Israr Gul/Irfan Ullah beat Umer Dilshad/Asghar 6-1, 6-1, Talha Waheed (G&O Pakistan)/Mehboob Waheed beat Col Awais/Shehzad Saleem 6-1, 6-1 and Ashar Khan/Adnan Khan beat Janan Khan/Gul Ahmed 6-4, 7-5.  In the seniors 35 plus doubles quarterfinals, Talha Waheed/Tanveer Muneer beat Tariq Sadiq/Usman Rehmat 6-4, 6-2, Sheheryar Salamat/Kashif Masih beat Faisal Anwar/Hadi Hussain 6-1, 6-4, Arif Feroze/Israr Gul beat Shehzad PAF/Inam Gul 6-2, 6-2.  In the boys U-18 quarterfinals, Bilal Asim beat Abdul Hanan Khan 6-0, 6-2, Hamid Israr beat Hasheesh Kumar 6-4, 6-2, Semi Zeb Khan beat Ahmad Nael 7-5, 7-5, Mahatir Mohammad beat Sheheryar Anees 5-7, 6-4, 6-3. In the girls U-18 quarterfinal, Ashtafila Arif beat Zainab Ali Naqvi 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, Sheeza Sajid beat Laiba Iqbal Khan 6-1, 6-0. In the boys U-16 pre-quarterfinal, Asad Zaman beat Ameer Mazari 6-1, 5-7, 10-6, M Talha Khan beat Arman Kamran 6-4, 6-3, Abdul Basit beat M Uzair 6-2, 6-2, Shahsawar Khan beat M Shaheer Khan 6-2, 6-0 and Ahtesham Humayun beat Ameer Hamza 6-2, 6-0. In the boys U-14 quarterfinals, Hamza Roman beat Abdul Basit 7-5, 6-4, Amir Mazari (Aitchison) beat Nabeel Qayum 6-0, 6-4, Zohaib Afzal Malik (LGS Phase V) beat Mohammad Sohaan Noor 6-0, 6-2, Abubakar Talha (Wapda) beat Hamza Ali Rizwan 6-1, 6-3.   

TENNIS - National23 Nov 2022

Pakistan Open Tennis: Aqeel, Muzammil qualify for semifinals
Sports Bulletin Report LAHORE: Pakistan’s longest serving No 1 tennis player Aqeel Khan, Muzammil Murtaza, Mohammad Shoaib and Barkat Ullah qualified for the 6th Sheheryar Malik Memorial Pakistan Open Tennis Championship 2022 men’s singles semifinals after winning their respective quarterfinals played here at the Sports Board Punjab Tennis Academy, Nishtar Park on Wednesday. In the men's singles quarterfinals, Aqeel Khan beat Ahmad Nael 6-4, 6-0, Mohammad Shoaib beat Abdullah Adnan 6-4, 6-1, Barkat Ullah beat Yousaf Khalil 6-1, 6-3 and Muzamil Murtaza beat Mudassar Murtaza 6-4, 6-3. In the ladies singles quarterfinals, Sarah Mahboob Khan beat Zainab Ali 6-0, 6-0, Meheq Khokhar beat Amna Qayum 6-0, 6-4, Noor Malik beat Zahra Suleman 6-0, 6-1 and Sheeza Sajid beat Rahay ul Ain 6-2, 6-2. In the seniors 50 plus quarterfinals, Rashid Malik beat Waheed 6-1, 6-1. In seniors 35 plus doubles pre-quarterfinals, Talha Waheed/Tanvir Munir beat Umer Dilshad/Asghar 6-0, 6-4, Amir Mumtaz/Salman Ahmad beat Sohail Feroze/Mian Mubarak 6-2, 6-2, Ashar Khan/Adnan Majeed beat Zakir Ullah/Jan Khan 6-2, 6-2, Sheheryar Salamt/Kashif Rehmat beat Rana Humayun/Umair Fayyaz 6-1, 6-1, Faisal Anwar/Hadi Hussain beat Ali Imam/Abdul Rasheed 6-0, 6-1, Arif Feroze/Israr Gul beat M Yousaf/Mehboob Waheed 6-0, 6-1 and Shehzad (PAF)/Inam Ullah beat Mustafa Burney/Irfan Ullah 6-2, 7-6. In the boys U-16 first round, Asad Zaman beat M Salaar 7-5, 6-3, Ameer Mazari beat Hamza Rehmat 6-2, 6-3, Nabeel Qayum beat Yahya Musa Luni 6-1, 6-4, Hussnain Ali Rizwan beat Abubakar Khalil 6-3, 6-1, Waleed Humayun beat Ismail Ahmad 4-6, 7-5, 10-5, Abdul Basit beat Shazaib Zahid 7-5, 6-1, Ameer Hamza beat Hanzla Anwar 6-0, 6-0. In the boys U-12 first round, Abdur Rehman beat Haziq Areejo 4-1, 4-0, Ali Bachani beat M Umar Ali 4-0, 4-1, M Ibrahim Gill beat Safi Ullah 4-1, 4-2, Razik Sultan beat M Rehan 4-0, 4-0, Majid Ali beat Ahmad yawar 4-1, 4-1, Ihsan Ullah beat Musa Anees 4-0, 4-0.

TENNIS - National22 Nov 2022

Pakistan Open Tennis: Abdullah, Nail reach in quarterfinals
Sports Bulletin Report LAHORE: Abdullah Adnan, Ahmad Nail, Murtaza brothers and others reached the quarterfinals of the 6th Sheheryar Malik Memorial Pakistan Open Tennis Championship 2022 here at Sports Board Punjab Tennis Academy Nishtar Park Sports Complex on Tuesday.  In the men’s singles pre-quarterfinals, Ahmad Nael beat Hasheesh Kumar 6-3, 7-6, Muzamil Murtaza beat Faizan Fayyaz 6-3, 6-1, Mudassar Murtaza beat Mahatir Mohammad 6-3, 6-2, Yousaf Khalil beat Semi Zeb Khan 6-0, 6-4, Abdullah Adnan beat Ahmad Babar 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 and Mohammad Shoaib beat Imran Bhatti 6-0, 6-2. In the boys U-18 first round, Bilal Asim beat Yafat Nadim 6-1, 6-0, Asad Zaman beat Rehan Shahid 6-3, 6-2, Saif Ullah beat Mustansir Ali Khan 6-2, 6-1, Abdul Hanan Khan beat Hamza Rehmat 6-1, 1-6, 6-3, Hasheesh Kumar beat Mohammad Talha Khan 6-1, 6-1, Hussnain Ali Rizwan beat Hamza Jawad 6-3, 6-3, Hamid Israr beat Abubakar Khalil 6-1, 6-0, Ahmad Nael beat Ahtesham Humayun 6-2, 6-1, Mohammad Salaar beat Hassan Ali 6-1, 6-3, Shehryar Anees beat Uzair Khan 6-4, 7-5, Shahsawar Khan beat Hassan Raza Khan 6-1, 6-0, Kamran Khan beat Shahzain Zahid 6-0, 6-4 and Mahatir Mohammad beat Arman Kamran 6-1, 6-1. In the boys U-14 first round, Mohammad Umair Ali beat Mohammad Taha Malik 4-1, 4-1, Razik Sultan beat Harris Bajwa 4-0, 5-3, Abdur Rehman beat Mohammad Uzair 4-0, 4-1, M Sohaan Noor beat Eesa Bilal 4-1, 4-1, Junaid Khan beat Ihsan Ullah 4-2, 4-2, Zohaib Afzal Malik beat Aalay Husnain 4-0, 4-1 and Hamza Ali Rizwan beat Saif Ullah 4-0, 4-0. In the boys U-12 first round, Abdur Rehman beat Haziq Areejo 4-1, 4-0, Junaid Khan beat Aliyan Ali 4-0, 4-2, Ali Bachani beat Mohammad Umar Ali 4-0, 4-1, Mohammad Ibrahim Gill beat Safi Ullah 1-4, 4-1, 4-2, Muaz Shahbaz beat Abdul Malik 5-3, 4-1, Razik Sultan beat Mohammad Rehan 4-0, 4-0, Majid Ali beat Ahmad Yawar 4-1, 4-0, Harris Bajwa beat Ayyan Shahbaz 4-2, 4-2 and Ihsan Ullah beat Musa Anees 4-0, 4-0.

TENNIS - National21 Nov 2022

Shehryar Malik Memorial Pakistan Open Tennis Championship starts
Sports Bulletin Report LAHORE: The 6th Shehryar Malik Memorial Pakistan Open Tennis Championship 2022 formally commenced here at the Sports Board Punjab Tennis Academy, Nishtar Park on Monday. Secretary Sports and Youth Affairs Ehsan Bhutta graced the opening ceremony as chief guest and inaugurated the prestigious tournament during a colorful opening ceremony. The Secretary Sports was introduced with all the participating players, while he also witnessed a men’s singles match and applauded both the players for showcasing their skills during the match. Results (Men’s Singles): Asad Ullah beat Saif Ali 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 Ahmad Nael beat Ahmad Kamil 6-4, 6-2 Hasheesh Kumar beat Parbhat Kumar 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 Muzamil Murtaza beat Hamid Israr 6-1, 7-5 Faizan Fayyaz beat Israr Gul 6-2, 6-1. Mahatir Mohammad beat Irfan Ullah 6-2, 6-3 Mudassar Murtaza beat Abdul Hanan Khan 6-0, 6-3 Barkat Ullah beat Bilal Asim 6-3, 6-4 Semi Zeb Khan beat Nalain Abbas 6-3, 6-2 Yousaf Khalil beat Hasam Khan 6-3, 6-3 Abdullah Adnan beat Heera Ashiq 5-7, 6-3, 2-0 (rtd) Ahmad Babar beat Uzair Khan 6-1, 6-2 Mohammad Shoaib beat Saqib Hayat 6-1, 6-2.
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).