Sports Bulletin Report
ISLAMABAD (September 15, 2021):-Hosts Pakistan stunned India 2-1 in the South Asian Under-12 Qualifying Event at PTF Tennis Complex on Wednesday, as the both Pakistan and India qualified for the next round, which would be played in Nur-Sultan Kazakhstan in November this year 2021.
Pakistan and India Boys tie, in which Pakistan won 2-1 after fighting back bravely from 2-6, 0-5 down in the deciding doubles match to win the 2nd set 7-5 and then taking the match tie-break 10-5..
Earlier, in the girls’ event, Pakistan beat Maldives 3-0 to qualify for Kazakhstan along with India, who finished the event unbeaten after comfortably defeating Nepal 3-0.
Former Federal Secretary and IG Police Iftikhar Rashid, who is the acting President-PTF, welcomed the teams, parents as well as dignitaries including the ambassadors of Nepal and Maldives, and the Charge de Affairs of the Indian High Commission. He thanked the chief guest Dr. Arshad Mahmood, Secretary Petroleum for gracing the occasion and Toyota-Indus Motors for sponsoring the event, as well as ITF and ATF for their continued support to ensure the event materialized.
PAKISTAN beat INDIA 2-1
HOMZA ROMAN BEAT OJAS MEHLAWAT 6-4, 6-4
ABUBAKAR TALHA LOST AARAV CHAWLA 2-6, 0-6
ABUBAKAR TALHA/MIKHEEL SHAHBAZ ALI BAIG BEAT AARAV CHAWLA/OJAS MEHLAWAT 2-6,7-5(10-5)
INDIA BEAT NEPAL 3-0
JANHAVI KAJLA BEAT MANSA KANDEL 6-1, 6-0
HARITHASHREE VENKATESH BEAT SHIVALI GURANG 6-1, 6-2
MAAYA REJESHWARAN REVATI/ HARITHASHREE VENKATESH BEAT SHIVALI GURANG/MANSA KANDEL 6-0, 6-1
PAKISTAN BEAT MALDIVES 3-0
ZUNAISHA NOOR BEAT IMANI MOOSA KALEEM 6-1, 6-2
HANIYA AMAN BEAT NABA NISHAN 6-0 6-1
HANIYA AMAN/LALARUKH SAJID BEAT NABA NISHAN/IMANI MOOSA KALEEM 7-6(5) 6-2