Warid tennis tourney men’s event enters in quarterfinal stageAugust 3, 2014
Karachi: Mohammad Abid, Sanaullah, Faizan Khurram, Mohammad Shahzad, Mohammad Mudassar, Shahzad Khan, Ahmed Chaudhry, and Yasir Khan have all advanced into the quarterfinals in men’s singles event after winning their respective matches in Warid National Ranking Tennis Championship at S. Dilawar Abbas PTF Tennis Complex in Islamabad on Monday.
Favorite top seed Mohammad Abid and second seed Yasir Khan struggled hard to win their matches against their opponents in a thrilling three set matches.
Abid was tested by Ahmed Babar before the former justify his top seedings recording a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win. Meanwhile, Yasir also dropped a set against Talha Zubair in pre-quarters before registering a 6-1, 1-6, 6-2 victory to secure his expected place in quarters.
Unseeded Faizan Khurram pulled a major upset of the tournament when he eliminated third seed Usman Rafiq registering a straight-set 6-2, 6-3 triumph.
Shahzad Khan thrashed Aman Atiq without conceding a single game in both sets. Meanwhile, Shahzad, Mohammad Mudassar and Ahmed also registered straight set win against their respective opponents.
Syed Nofil Kaleem, Mohammad Muzammil, Talha Zubair and Mohammad Mudassar qualified for the semifinal of Boy’s U-18 event after winning their respective matches.
In the Boy’s U-14 category Huzaifa Abdul Rehman, Nouman Aftab, Bilal Imran Loyia and Sahibzada Mohammad Ali moved in to the semifinals.
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