LAHORE: The National Junior Tennis Championship featuring different categories reached the semi-finals stage here at the Punjab Tennis Academy on Thursday.
In the boys U-18 quarter-finals, Asad Zaman ousted Hassan Ali 6-1, 6-0; Mahatir Mohammad outplayed Shahzaib Zahid 6-1, 6-0; Mohammad Salaar defeated Mustansir Ali Khan 6-4, 6-3 while Ahtesham Humayun outclassed Hamza Jawad 6-0, 6-4.
Sohaan Noor/Waleed Humayun downed Ryan Omer/Kanwar Abdul Rehman 4-2, 4-2 and Hamza Jawad/Hassan Ali beat Sayyam Saeed/Hassan Ali (GC) 4-2, 4-1 in the boys U-18 doubles quarter-finals.
Meanwhile, Asad Zaman beat Hamza Anwar 6-4, 6-3; Mohammad Salaar defeated M. Sohaan Noor 6-1,6-0; Hamza Ali Rizwan outclassed Abubakar Khalil 6-1, 6-0 and Ahtesham Humayun overcame Amir Mazari 6-2, 6-3 in the boys U-16 last-eight matches.
Results of other quarter-finals:
Boys U-14 : Amir Mazari bt Raziq Sultan 4-2, 4-1; Zohaib Afzal Malik bt Mohammad Uzair 5-3, 4-0; Abdur Rehman bt Nabeel Qayum 3-5, 5-3, 10-5; Hamza Ali Rizwan bt Haziq Areejo 4-1, 4-1.
Boys U-14 doubles: Mohammad Uzair/Arsalan bt Hamza/Abdul Samad 4-1, 4-2
Boys/girls U-12: Abdur Rehman bt Mustafa Uzair Rana 4-0, 4-0; Mohammad Shayan Afridi bt Fajar Fayyaz 4-1, 4-0; Razik Sultan bt Bismal Zia 4-0, 4-2; Mohammad Junaid bt Hajra Suhail 4-1, 5-3
Boys/girls U-10 quarter-finals: Zayd Mansoor Ahmad bt Aiman Rehan 4-0, 4-0; Mustafa Uzair Rana bt Mohammad Ibrahim Hussain Gill 5-3, 4-1.
Published in Dawn, February 3rd, 2023
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