LAHORE: Abdullah Adnan, Ahmed Nael and brothers Mudassar Murtaza and Muzammil Murtaza reached the men’s singles quarter-finals of the Sheheryar Malik Memorial Pakistan Open Tennis Championship here at Sports Board Punjab Tennis Academy Nishtar Park Sports Complex on Tuesday.

Abdullah trounced Ahmed Babar, Ahmad ousted Hasheesh Kumar while Muzammil and Mudassar carved out victories against Faizan Fayyaz and Mahatir Mohammad, respectively.

Meanwhile, first-round matches of boys U-18, U-14 and U-12 categories were also decided.

Results:

Men’s singles (pre-quarterfinals): Ahmad Nael bt Hasheesh Kumar 6-3, 7-6; Muzammil Murtaza bt Faizan Fayyaz 6-3, 6-1; Mudassar Murtaza bt Mahatir Mohammad 6-3, 6-2; Yousuf Khalil bt Semi Zeb Khan 6-0, 6-4; Abdullah Adnan bt Ahmed Babar 6-1, 5-7, 6-0; M. Shoaib bt Imran Bhatti 6-0, 6-2

Boys U-18 (first round): Bilal Asim bt Yafat Nadim 6-1, 6-0; Asad Zaman bt Rehan Shahid 6-3, 6-2; Saifullah bt Mustansir Ali Khan 6-2, 6-1; Abdul Hanan Khan bt Hamza Rehmat 6-1, 1-6, 6-3; Hasheesh Kumar beat M. Talha Khan 6-1, 6-1; Hussnain Ali Rizwan bt Hamza Jawad 6-3, 6-3; Hamid Israr bt Abubakar Khalil 6-1, 6-0; Ahmad Nael bt Ahtesham Humayun 6-2, 6-1; M. Salaar bt Hassan Ali 6-1, 6-3; Shehryar Anees bt Uzair Khan 6-4, 7-5; Shahsawar Khan bt Hassan Raza Khan 6-1, 6-0; Kamran Khan bt Shahzain Zahid 6-0, 6-4; Mahatir Mohammad bt Arman Kamran 6-1, 6-1

Boys U-14 (first round): M. Umair Ali bt M. Taha Malik 4-1, 4-1; Razik Sultan bt Haris Bajwa 4-0, 5-3; Abdur Rehman bt M. Uzair 4-0, 4-1; M. Sohaan Noor bt Eesa Bilal 4-1, 4-1; Junaid Khan bt Ihsanullah 4-2, 4-2; Zohaib Afzal Malik bt Aalay Husnain 4-0, 4-1; Hamza Ali Rizwan bt Saifullah 4-0, 4-0

Boys U-12 (first round): Abdur Rehman bt Haziq Areejo 4-1, 4-0; Junaid Khan bt Aliyan Ali 4-0, 4-2; Ali Bachani bt M. Umar Ali 4-0, 4-1; M. Ibrahim Gill bt Safiullah 1-4, 4-1, 4-2; Muaz Shahbaz bt Abdul Malik 5-3, 4-1, Razik Sultan bt M Rehan 4-0, 4-0, Majid Ali bt Ahmad Yawar 4-1, 4-0; Haris Bajwa bt Ayyan Shahbaz 4-2, 4-2; Ihsanullah bt Musa Anees 4-0, 4-0.

Published in Dawn, November 23rd, 2022

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