ISLAMABAD: Top players Aqeel Khan and Muzammil Murtaza along with other seeded players easily won their respective matches to reach the second round of the Begum Kulsum Saifullah Khan National Ranking Tournament here at the PTF Complex on Wednesday.

Aqeel defeated Asadullah 6-3, 6-2 while Muzammil outplayed Hamid-ul-Haq 6-2, 6-4.

A total of 32 matches were played in the men’s singles, boys 18 & under category on the third day of the tournament.

Results:

Men’s singles (first round): Yousuf Khalil bt Kamran Khan 6-1, 6-2; Nalain Abbas bt Ayaz Khan: 7-5, 5-7, 6-3; Mohammad Shoaib bt Faizan Fayyaz 6-2, 6-2; Ejaz Khan bt Shaheen Mehood 6-2, 6-1; Shahid Afridi bt Ibrahim Omer 6-4, 5-7, 6-4; Shahzad Khan bt Ahmed Kamil 7-5, 6-3; Mudassir Murtaza bt Shakirullah 6-0, 6-0; Ahmed Baber bt Jibran-ul-Haq 6-3, 6-2; Heera Ashiq bt Saqib Hayat 6-3, 6-2; Muzammil Murtaza bt Hamid-ul-Haq 6-2, 6-4; Imran Bhatti bt Ahmed Asjad 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-1; Ahmed Chudhry bt Mubarak Shah 6-0, 6-0; Barkatullah bt Abbas Khan 6-2, 6-2; Mian Bilal bt Israr Gul 6-2, 7-6(4); Mohmmad Abid bt Waqas Malik 6-0, 6-3; Aqeel Khan bt Asadullah 6-3, 6-2

Boys 18 & Under (first round): Jabir Ali bt Yahya Musa Luni 6-2, 6-1; Fayzan Fayaz bt Ahmed Nail 6-3, 7-5; Hasheesh Kumar bt Bilal Asim 7-6(4), 6-4; Hamid Israr bt Uzair Khan 6-4, 7-5; Zalan Khan bt Faisal Khalil 6-0, 6-1; Kamran Khan bt Mohammad Abdullah 4-6, 6-4, 6-4; Hasam Khan bt Hasan Ali 6-4, 6-3; Nalain Abbas bt Farman Shakeel 6-4, 5-7, 6-1; Hamza Asim bt Azan Sajid 6-0, 6-0; Kashan Umar bt Zain Chudhry 6-1, 6-2.

Published in Dawn, January 16th, 2020