ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Hamid Israr Gul caused a major upset in General Tyre ITF J5 Junior Tennis Championship when he beat third seed Nepal’s Aryan Giri in straight sets here at the PTF Tennis Complex on Tuesday.

Abdullah, an upcoming player, also exhibited fine game, beating Aoi Ooka of (Japan) in another fine match of the day.

Top seed Mohammad Shoaib Khan from Pakistan was in an excellent form as he outclassed his opponent Aarav Samrat Hada of (Nepal) by playing excellent tennis, and thus maintained his supremacy. Boys singles, Girls singles and Boys doubles are being played in the event.

Results:

Boy’s Singles (1st Round): Abdul Hanan (PAK) bt Hamza Aasim (PAK) 6-3, 6-4; Zalan Khan (Pak ) bt Huzaima Abdul Rehman (PAK) 6-3, 6-0; Aki Zuben Rawat (NEP) bt Yahya Luni (PAK) 6-0, 6-1

Sami Zeb Khan (PAK) bt Mahatir Muhammad Khan (PAK) 6-2, 6-4

Abdullah. (PAK) bt Aoi OOKA (JPN) 6-4, 6-4

Boy’s Singles (2nd Round): Hamid Israr Gul (PAK) bt Aryan Giri (NEP) 7-6(3), 6-4

Alexander Kamran (USA) bt Muhammad Huzaifa Khan (PAK) 6-2, 6-1; Muhammad Shoaib (PAK) bt Aarav Samrat Hada (NEP) 6-0, 6-4; Roy Keegan (GBR) bt Abdul HANAN (PAK) 6-0, 6-1

Girl’s Singles (1st Round): Saher ALEEM (PAK) bt Zara Khan (PAK) 7-6(7), 6-2

Labika Durab (PAK) bt Mahrukh Farooqui (PAK) 6-2, 6-3; Sajid Sheez (PAK) bt Fatima Ali Raja (PAK) 7-5, 6-1; Zahara Suleman (PAK) bt Shimza Durab (PAK) 6-7(8), 6-4, 6-3

Boy’s Doubles 1st Round Matches:

Roy Kegan (GBR), Aoi Ooka (JPN) bt Nalain Abbas (PAK), Mahatir Muhammad Khan (PAK) 6-2, 6-1, Aarav Samrat Hada (NEP), Aki Zuben Rawat (NEP) bt Muhammad Hamza Aasim (PAK), Raja Azan Sajjid (PAK) 6-0, 6-0, Rohan Beliday (USA), Alexander Kamran (USA) bt Muhammad Huzaifa Khan (PAK), Muhammad Talha Khan (PAK) 6-1, 6-1, Saim Choudhry (PAK), Hamid Israr (PAK) w/o Huzaima Abdul Rehman (PAK), Muhammad Haider Ali Rizwan (PAK), Aryan Giri (NEP), Siddhartha Lama (USA) bt Bilal Asim (PAK), Abdul Hanan (PAK) 6-1, 6-4.

Published in Dawn, November 25th, 2020

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