Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh, on Thursday, said First Sports Board Punjab Junior Tennis Championship 2020 is a wonderful event for young boys and girls to express their tennis talent. “We are quite hopeful that several promising boys and girls will emerge through this championship,” he expressed these views in a statement on the second day of Sports Board Punjab Junior Tennis Championship 2020.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh said Sports Board Punjab is holding regular sports events every month so that young players can demonstrate their sports potential in their respective game. “We will hold more such events during the calendar year 2020 across the province,” he added.
The league round and pre-quarterfinal competitions of men’s singles, boys’ U-18, boys’ U-16, boys’ U-12 and boys’ U-10 were played on the second day of First Sports Board Punjab Junior Tennis Championship at PLTA Courts Bagh-e-Jinnah. The quarterfinal and semifinal matches of all categories will be played on Friday at the same venue.
Results of men’s singles pre-quarterfinals:
Ahmad Kamil beat Inam Arif 6-0, 6-0
Main Bilal beat Imtiaz Riaz 6-3, 6-3
Fayyaz Khan beat Aaqib Sabid 6-1, 6-0
Nalain Abbas beat Kamraan Qureshi 6-2, 6-1
Sikander Hayyat beat Hassan Kamran 6-1, 6-2
Rana Humyum beat Zain Ch 6-4, 6-0
Zaryab Pirzada beat Jawad Zahid 7-5, 6-3
Results of boys’ U-18 pre-quarterfinal:
Zain Ch beat Khizer Mehboob 8-6
Harris Wahlaa beat Ahtesham Arif 8-7 (6)
Hassan Ali beat Shaeel Durab 8-6
Ahmad Amir beat Ifham Rana 8-3
Results of boys’ U-16 pre-quarterfinal:
Faizan Fayyaz beat Asad Zaman 8-2
Shaeel Durab beat Harris Wahlaa 8-3
Hamza Jawad beat Saeed Suleman 8-2
Hassan Ali beat Ahtesham Arif 8-1
Results of boys U-12 pre-quarterfinal:
Ameer Mazari beat Aleena Suleman 8-0
Abdullah Sajjad beat Yashar Tarar 8-2
Muneeb Majeed beat Ismail Aftab 8-1
Abdullah Yousaf beat Zeerak Mustafa 8-2
Ahtesham Humayun beat Abdullah Pirzada 8-1
Abu Bakar Khalil beat Jannat Khalil 8-4
Results of boys U-10 pre-quarterfinal:
Afaf Suleman beat Mobeen 8-3
Omer Jawad beat M. Ali 8-0.
First day’s results:
Men’s singles event:
Inam Arif beat Haram Zahid 6-2, 6-4,
Zain Ch defeat Ahtesham Sattar 6-4, 6-3,
Aaqib Sabir thrash Umair Javed 6-0, 6-0,
Kamran Qureshi beat Jahanzaib Ch 6-2, 6-2
Jawad Zahid beat Aqif Hussain 7-5, 6-1,
Hamza rout Omer Mehdi 6-2, 6-2,
Zaryab Pirzada beat Taha 6-2, 6-2.
Following players got walk over: Ahmed Kamil, Rana Humayun, Mian Bilal, Imtiaz Riaz, Fayyaz Khan, Nalain Abbas, Hassan Kamran, Sikander Hayat, Imran Bhatti.