LAHORE: All seeded players moved into the next round of the fifth Shehryar Malik Memorial National Grasscourt Tennis Championship here at the Punjab Lawn Tennis Courts on Tuesday.

Second seed Abid ousted Imran Bhatti 6-0, 6-4 while Mudassar Murtaza outplayed Saqib Hayat 6-1, 6-1.Matches in U-18, U-14 and U-12 boys were also decided.

Veteran and top seed Aqeel Khan advanced with a convincing 6-0, 6-2 victory over Parbhat Kumar in just 22 minutes.

Results:

Men’s singles: Mohammad Abid bt Imran Bhatti 6-0, 6-4; Mohammad Shoaib bt Barkatullah 6-1, 6-2; Mudassar Murtaza bt Saqib Hayat 6-1, 6-1; Faizan Khurram bt Hassam Khan 6-1, 6-4; Yousuf Khalil bt Waqas Malik 6-3, 7-6(5); Aqeel Khan bt Parbhat Kumar 6-0, 6-2; Muzammil Murtaza bt Abdul Hanan 6-3, 6-2; Shehzad Khan bt Mohammad Huzaifa Khan 6-1, 6-1

Women’s singles: Rahat Javeed bt Kinat Ali 6-1, 6-1; Mehak Khokar bt Ashtafila Arif -- walkover; Noor Saad bt Nida Akram 6-0, 6-1; Asfa Shahbaz bt Mariyam Mirza 6-1, 6-1; Sara Mehboob bt Fajar Masood 6-0, 6-0

Boys U-18 (first round): Faizan Fayyaz bt Waqas Aslam 6-0, 6-1; Hasheesh Kumar bt Hassam Khan 6-1,6-2; Abdullah Adnan bt Abdul Hanan Khan 6-1, 6-4; Mahatir Mohammad bt Haider Ali Rizwan 6-2, 6-2; Bakir Ali bt Husnain Ali 6-0, 6-0; Semi Zeb bt Arman Kamran 6-2, 6-0; Ahmad Nael bt Ibrahim Suleman 6-0, 6-0

Boys U-14: Hamza Ali Rizwan bt Abdullah Pirzada 4-0, 4-1; Husnain Ali Rizwan bt Zohaib Afzal Malik 4-0, 4-1; Nabeel Ali Qayyum bt Hashir Alam 4-1, 4-2

Boys U-12: Afaf Suleman bt Shafy Iqbal 4-1, 4-1; Mohammad Umar bt Zunaisha Noor 4-1, 4-2.

Published in Dawn, November 24th, 2021

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