Three Pak players claim spots in quarterfinals

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Islamabad—Pakistan’s Farhan Mehboob, Farhan Zaman and Tayyab Aslam claimed spots in the quartefinal stage of Chief of Naval Staff International Squash Championship by earning victories at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad on Wednesday.
Farhan Mehboob edged passed Piedro Schweertman of Netherlands 11-4, 11-3 and 11/7. While Farhan Zaman claimed win against Christopher Binnie of Jamica, defeating him 14-12, 11-5 and 13-11. Tayyab Aslam beat Egypt’s Mazen Gamal 11-9, 6-11, 11-8, 15-13.
A total of eight matches were decided in the main round on Wednesday. Following are the results:
1. Omar Abdel Meguid (Egy) beat Asim Khan (Pak) 11/9, 11/8, 11/9 (43 Min)
2. Youssef Soliman (Egy) beat Rex Hedrick (Aus) 11/4, 6/11, 11/8, 11/8 (74 Min)
3. Farhan Mehboob (Pak) beat Piedro Schweertman (Ned) 11/4, 11/3, 11/7 (23 Min)
4. Farhan Zaman (Pak) beat Christopher Binnie (Jam) 14/12, 11/5, 13/11 (34 Min)
5. Todd Harrity (USA) beat Abbas Shaukat (Pak) 11/9, 11/6, 11/4 (27 Min)
6. Peter Creed (Wal) beat Shehab Essam (Egy) 12/10, 11/8,10/12, 11/7 (62 Min)
7. Tayyab Aslam (Pak) beat Mazen Gamal (Egy) 11/9, 6/11, 11/8, 15/13 (68 Min)
8. Zahed Mohamed (Egy) beat Ahsan Ayaz (Pak) 11/8, 11/7, 9/11, 11/9 (48 Min). The quarterfinals will be played on Thursday.—APP