Farhan Mustafa and Shahzaib Aftab defeated Talal Shah and Fawad Faruq respectively to win the 1st Pakistan Paddle Tennis Open Tournament title.
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In the finals played on the glass court at Legends Arena, the duo of Farhan Mustafa and Shahzaib Aftab defeated their opponents by a margin of 6-2 in the first set and 6-3 in the second set after an interesting match.
In the 3rd position match played, Nameer Shamsi and Hassan Vaqar won against Umer Mahmood and Ahmed Saigal with scores of 6-2 and 6-3.
48 teams participated in the seven-day event organized under the auspices of Legends Arena and supported by Combaxx Sports and Delta Power. The teams were divided into 16 groups.
The winning trophy and Rupees 100,000 cash award was for the winners of the championship Farhan Mustafa and Shahzaib Aftab, while Talal Shah and Fawad Faruq were awarded the runners-up trophy and Rupees 60,000 cash prize. Nameer Shamsi and Hassan Vaqar were given a cash prize of Rupees 25,000 along with the third-position trophy.
Former World Squash Legend Jahangir Khan distributed the prizes. Combaxx Sports CEO Omar Saeed, MD Delta Power Nadeem Ahmad were also present.
Padel tennis is a combination of squash and tennis. The game was started in Mexico in 1969 and is played on a glass court of 10×20 meters size.