Malik enters Pizza Hut Tennis Open quartersSeptember 2, 2014
Karachi: Malik Hamza thrashed Nauman Aftab in the second round in U-18 boys’ singles event and qualified for the quarterfinals of 11th Pizza Hut Open National Tennis Championship here Wednesday at Karachi Gymkhana.
Malik found little resistance from Nauman and registered a convincing 6-1, 6-1 victory to confirm his place in the last-eight stage.
In another match of the event, Jalaluddin Babar also registered a straight set 6-2, 6-3triumph against Eibad Sarwar Hussain to enter in quarters.
Dawar Rehan also qualified for the quarterfinals of the event after beating Ibrahim Iltifat by 6-2, 6-3 score.
During the hot and sunny day in Karachi, Malik Hamza recorded his second victory after he defeated Fahim Ramzan in men’s singles first round. Malik took the first set 6-2 after which Fahim retired from the match.
Islamabad’s Imran Shoukat also entered into the second round after he trounced Abdullah Khan by 6-0, 6-1 score. Zuhair Raza overpowered Vinod Das by 6-0, 6-1 scores while Kashan-ul-Haq defeated Eibad Sarwar Hussain by 6-2, 6-1 scores.
U-18 second round:
Malik Hamza bt Nauman Aftab 6-1, 6-1
Jalaldin Babar bt Eibad Sarwar Hussain 6-2, 6-3
Dawar Rehan bt Ibrahim Iltifat 6-2, 6-3
U-16 first round:
Ilham Khan bt Bilal 6-0, 6-1
Marib Malik bt Nauman Aftab 4-6, 7-5, 10-4
Zeehsan bt Sheraz Hyderabad 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
U-14 first round:
Amin Shafi bt Mujahidullah 6-0, 6-1
Masood Kabooro wo Farzan Ahmed
Bilal Imran bt Babar Kamal 6-3, 6-0
Muhammad Ahmed bt Ibrahim Khan 6-2, 6-0
Muhammad Yahya bt Gufran Faiz 6-1, 5-7, 10-7
Sumit Das wo Rayyan Jawwad
Abdullah Khan wo Ebad Ahmed
U-12 second round:
Rayyan Jawwad bt Ammar 8-3
Ibrahim Khan bt Zain Muhammad Ali 8-0
Muneer bt Abdullah 8-2
Men’s singles first round:
Imran Shoukat Islamabad bt Abdullah Khan 6-0, 6-1
Zohair Raza bt Vinod Das 6-0, 6-1
Kashan-ul-Haq bt Eibad Sarwar Hussain 6-2, 6-1
Malik Hamza bt Fahim Ramzan 6-2, rtd