First Gun & Country Club championship
Islamabad—Ilham Khan, Musa Chaudhry, Yousaf Hassan and Zalal Khan advanced into the semifinals in the U-18 event by winning their respecting matches in the straight sets on the opening day of First Gun & Country Club Islamabad Junior Ranking Tennis Championship at Gun Club Tennis Courts here Saturday. The championship was inaugurated by Tariq Murtaza.
Top seed Ilham Khan eliminated Hassan Imtiaz 6-3,6-3. Second seed Yousaf Hassan was also in good form and beat Umair Masood Abbasi without any resistance at the score 6-1, 6-1.
Musa Chaudhry won his encounter against Abdul Rehman Ansari at the score of 6-2, 6-3.
In the last quarterfinal Zalal Khan beat Syed Muhammad Ahmed in a one-sided affair. Musa will face Yousaf Hassan and Ilham Khan will face Zalan Khan in the semifinal on Sunday.
In the boys of U-14 event Semi Zaib, Syed Muhammad Ahmed, Subhan bin Salik and Hassan Imtiaz qualified for the semifinal by winning their respective matches in straight sets. Top seed Sami Zaib beat Ammar Masood Abbasi at the score of 6-0, 6-1.
Syed Muhammad Ahmed beat Samir Masood Abbasi 6-1, 6-1. Hassan Imtiaz and Subhan bin Salik also won their matches in straight sets. Following are the results: Boys U-18 (Quarterfinal) Ilham Khan beat Hassan Imtiaz 6-3, 6-3, Musa Chaudhry beat Abdul Rehman Ansari 6-2, 6-3, Yousaf Hassan beat Umair Masood Abbasi 6-1, 6-1.
Zalal Khan beat Syed Muhammad Ahmed 6-1, 6-2. Boys U-14 (Quarterfinal) Semi Zaib beat Ammar Masood Abbasi 6-0, 6-1, Syed Muhammad Ahmed beat Samir Masood Abbasi 6-1, 6-1.
Subhan bin Salik beat Zanan Khan 6-1, 6-2, Hassan Imtiaz beat Umer Masood Abbasi 6-0, 6-0. Syed Muhammad Ahmed will face Hassan Imtiaz & Sami Zaib will face Subhan bin Salik tomorrow at 09:15 am.—APP