LAHORE-OUBall boy Asad Zaman surprised prime seed Bilal Asim within the Rafum Punjab Junior Tennis Championship 2020 U-14 boys semifinal performed right here at PLTA courts on Friday.
Asad, a ball boy who’s being educated by former Davis Cup captain and famend coach Rashid Malik (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz), performed excellent tennis towards prime seed Bilal Asim and gained the epic semifinal after a tricky battle by 4-0, 1-4, 10-6. The gang current on the event was absolutely cheering each the gamers and particularly the ball boy, and when he gained his epic match, he was extremely applauded by the gang and his coaches Rashid Malik and Fahim Siddiqui. Within the second semifinal of the identical class, Ahtesham Humayun outlasted spirited Hussnain Ali Rizwan 4-1, 4-1.
The boys U-18 semifinal between Farman Shakeel and Abdul Hanan Khan proved to be a conflict of titans, the place each the gamers displayed high-quality tennis abilities and matched fire-with-fire but it surely was Farman, who was first 0-1 down, however made an incredible comeback to win the subsequent two units in nice fashion, thus successful the encounter 2-6, 6-4, 10-6. The second semifinal was gained by Faizan Fayyaz, who overpowered Hamza Jawad 6-2, 6-3.
In ladies U-18 semifinals, Shimza Durab conceded simply two factors to win the encounter towards Labika Durab 8-2 whereas Haniya Minhas proved too scorching for Zunaisha and comfortably gained the match 8-0. In boys/ladies U-10 semifinals, Zohaib Afzal Malik (LGS Section 5 DHA) excelled towards Razik Sultan and gained the match 8-2 whereas in boys/ladies U-12 semifinals, Hamza Ali Rizwan outshone Ameer Mazari 8-Four and Haniya Minhas confronted some resistance from spirited Zohaib Afzal Malik earlier than successful the encounter 8-4. The finals of all of the classes will likely be performed as we speak (Saturday) right here at 3:00 pm, whereas Rafum Group CEO Zahid Hussain will likely be chief visitor on the prize distribution ceremony.