Sameer gets wild card entry in ATF 14 and Under tennis tourney

March 6, 2016 Off By Web Desk

Karachi: Sameer Ahmed received wild card entry as Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) finalized the names of wild cards for the inaugural Asian Tennis Federation’s 14 & under Super Series Tennis Championship, which commences today (Tuesday) in Islamabad.

Sameer Ahmed of Lahore defeated Mohammad Rahim of Islamabad in singles qualifying round match by 6-0, 6-1 score.

Apart from Sameer, the wild cards are Abdul Samad Areejo (Karachi), Naalain Abbas, Wee Yi Shen (Malaysia) and Subhan Bin Salik (Islamabad).

Three foreign players, one from Sri Lanka, one from Malaysia and one British player have already arrived in Islamabad beside all Pakistani entrants.

According to draws, Huzaifa Abdul Rehman is the top seed followed by Hamza Bin Rehan. Muhammad Said (British) is the third seed and Yanishkhe Cooray (Sri Lanka) is the fourth seed.

The first round matches will be played today (PTF).