Nauman in under-18 final, Zain wins junior titleArchive
KARACHI: Brilliant Nauman Aftab outplayed Zubair Raja in the under-18 singles semi-final while talented Hania Naveed and Malika got past their respective rivals to set up exciting ladies singles final in the 6th Essa Lab Open National Juniors & Senior Tennis Championship 2017 being played at the Karachi Gymkhana.
In the mens singles semis, Khalid Nazar struggled past Vinod Das in a tough match with both displaying high class tennis. Meanwhile, in Zain Ehtasham also overcame stiff resistance from Abubaker Talha 8-4 to win the under-10 title.
U-10 (Final); Zain Ehtasham bt Abubaker Talha 8-4
U-14 (quarter-final) Farzan Ahmed bt Omer Shafi 6-4,6-4
U-14 (semi-final) Rayyan Jawad bt Farzan Ahmed 7-6,6-2
U-16 (quarter-final): Rayyan bt Abdullah 6-4,6-2
U-16 (semi-final): Amin Shafi bt Hashesh Kumer 6-1,6-0
U-16 (semi-final): Nauman Aftab bt M Dada 6-2.6-0
U-18 Singles (semi-final) Nauman Aftab bt Zubair Raja 6-3,5-0, rtd
Mens Singles (semi-final): Khalid Ali Nazar bt Vinot Das 6-4,6-3
U-18 girls singles (semi-final) : Hania Navied bt Asara Shiraz 6-0-6-0; Malika bt Varesh Khan 7-6,5- 7,10-2
U-18 Doubles (2nd Round) Ibrahim +M Dada bt Danish Raza + M Ali 8-5
U-18 Doubles (semi-final): Noor+Ameer bt Zubair Raja +Ahmd Ehtasham 8-2
Published in Dawn, August 11th, 2017