Aqeel gets double crown in Ranking Open tennis


Karachi—Country’s ace tennis star Aqeel Khan lived up to his billing by performing the double crown in the 9th Pizza Hut Open Super Series Ranking Tennis Championship at Karachi Club Hard Courts on Thursday.

Top seed Aqeel ended the men’s singles final in blaze of glory when he thrashed former Davis Cup team-mate Nomi Qamar in straight sets.

Temperamental Nomi offered a slight challenge in the first set. But Nomi struggled in the second set as Aqeel’s powerful service, ground strokes and forceful winners gave Nomi no chance.

Earlier Aqeel combining with Ali Hasan Bhagat defeated Nomi Qamar and Asad Ali Bhagat 6-4, 6-1. Additional IG Police Sindh Rasool Bakhsh Sand distributed the prizes and cash purse of Rs.75,000 among the top winners.

Chief executive Pizza Hut Aqil Hasan, Khawaja Saeed Hai,Director Sports Sindh Mushtaq Ahmed, Secretary Karachi Club Jawed Karim, President Karachi Tennis Firoz Alam were also present occasion. Final results: Men’s singles: Aqeel Khan bt Nomi Qamer 6-2, 6-0 Ladies singles: Maheen Dada bt Hania Khan 6-1, 6-1 Juniors under 17 singles: Talha Zubair bt Hassaan Siddiqui 6-2, 6-3 Seniors 45 plus singles: Shahid Aziz/Tayyab Yousuf bt Zafer Hasan/Javed Iqbal 6-4, 6-2 Men’s doubles: Aqeel Khan/Ali Hasan Bhagat bt Nomi Qamar/Asad Ali Bhagat 6-4, 6-1.—APP

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