LAHORE: High seed Aqeel Khan and Mohammad Abid superior after successful their respective males’s singles group stage matches of the Sapphire Nationwide Open Tennis Championship right here on the Punjab Garden Tennis Affiliation courts on Wednesday.
The 41-year-old veteran Aqeel confronted some opposition from skilled Heera Ashiq earlier than successful the match 6-2, 6-Four in 40 minutes.
Abid additionally struggled earlier than ousting Yousuf Khalil 6-3, 6-Four in Group C whereas Shoaib Khan defeated rising Mudassir Murtaza 7-6, 6-Three of their Group D match.
Males’s singles (group matches):
Group A: Aqeel Khan bt Heera Ashiq 6-2, 6-4
Group C: Mohammad Abid bt Yousuf Khalil 6-3, 6-4
Group D: Shoaib Khan bt Mudassar Murtaza 7-6, 6-3
Males’s doubles (quarter-finals): Aqeel Khan-Shehzad Khan bt Yousuf Khalil-Heera Ashiq 7-6, 7-6; Muzammil Murtaza-Mudassir Murtaza bt Ijaz Khan-Shoaib Khan 4-6, 6-1, 11-9; Huzaifa Abdul Rehman-Mohammad Abid bt Ahmed Babar-Imran Bhatti 6-2, 6-4
Boys U-18 (pre-quarterfinals): Hamid Israr bt Muneeb Majed 6-1, 6-0; Nalain Abbas bt Hamza Jawad 6-2, 6-3; Sami Zaib bt Danish Asfar 6-1, 6-1; Haider Ali Rizwan bt Kashan Tariq 6-0, 6-1; Faizan Fayaz bt Uzair Khan 6-4, 6-0; Zalan Khan bt Ahtesham Arif 6-4, 6-3; Mahatir Mohammad bt Zaeem Ghafoor 6-0, 6-1; Bilal Asim bt Hassan Ali 6-3, 6-3
Ladies U-18 (quarter-finals): Amna Ali Qayum bt Zara Khan 6-0, 6-0; Sheeza Sajid bt Tooba Babar Khan 6-0, 6-1; Ashtafila Arif bt Noori Saad 6-3, 6-2; Natalia Zaman bt Zahra suleman 6-1, 6-1
Ladies U-12 (quarter-finals): Lalarukh bt Bismel Zia 4-0, 4-1; Zunasha Noor bt Afaf Suleman 4-1, 4-1; Fajar Fayyaz bt Mahrukh 4-1, 4-0
Boys U-14 (pre-quarterfinals): Asad Zaman bt Xeerak Mustafa 4-0, 4-0; Shehryar Anees bt Umar Jawad 4-0, 4-0; M. Ibrahim Ashraf bt Hashar Alam 4-1, 4-0; Shahsawar Khan bt Nabeel Ali Qayyum 4-1, 5-4; Hamza Ali Rizwan bt Abdur Rehman Pirzada 4-0, 4-0; Hamza Roman bt Abdullah Sajjad 4-0, 4-0; Hasnain Ali Rizwan bt Taimoor Khan 4-0, 4-0; Abdul Basit bt M. Sohaan Noor 4-2, 4-1.
Revealed in Daybreak, October 14th, 2021