The 1st PTF Inter-Department Tennis Trophy 2024, Day 4 matches were played at the PTF Tennis Complex, Garden Avenue, Islamabad.

Pakistan WAPDA dominated the day’s play and eliminated Pakistan Army, whereas Pakistan Air Force continued to fly with the win against Pakistan Navy, and gained valuable winning points.

On Tuesday, 7th May 2024, the finals and closing ceremony will be held at 4:00 PM, for the winners and runner-ups of Rs.300,000 cash prize.

Tomorrow’s match schedule

Pakistan Air Force Vs WAPDA at Aqeel Khan Center Court at 10:30 AM

Pakistan Navy Vs SNGPL at Zainab Ali Naqvi Court # 1 at 10:30 AM

Day 4 Overview

Pakistan WAPDA took advantage of the experienced contingent of tennis players.  In the 1st singles, Muhammad Abid (WAPDA) comfortably breezed out Abdullah Adnan (ARMY) in a straight set 6-3 6-4.  In the opening set, Abid took the lead 3-1 by breaking 2nd game of Abdullah, but Abdullah came back with a combination of some long rallies and cross-court down-the-line shots and leveled the score 3-3 games.  The experienced Abid once again broke the 8th game of Abdullah to build up the lead 5-3 and finished the set 6-3 by hitting an ace in the 9th game. In the second set which was marked with aces and long rallies and the score went up to 4-4 games all, M.Abid once again able to break the game of Abdullah to build up the winning lead 5-4 and in the 10th game, he exhibited excellent tennis and won the set at 6-4.   

In the second single seasoned Aqeel Khan (WAPDA) outclassed proficient Muzammil Murtaza (ARMY) in a straight set match 6-2 6-4. In the first set experience, Aqeel Khan took a flying start and built up a winning lead 4-1 by breaking 2nd game of Muzammil, and did not allow his counterpart to settle down and again broke the game of 8th and wrapped up the set at 6-2 in which Muzammil hit 3 double faults. In the second Muzammil changed the game plan and played some excellent cross-court down-the-line shots with the combination of long rallies and score went up 4-4 games all, but Aqeel Khan with the help of his long experience captured Muzammil in the 10th game, and forced him to hit the ball outside court area, at the score of 15-40 Aqeel returned excellent cross-court landed on the line to finished the set and match 6-2 6-4. The match lasted 1 hrs 7 minutes officiated by ITF White Badge Umpire Hussnain Mehmood.

In the doubles match, Army team comprising Muzammil Murtaza and Abdullah Adnan proved too good against WAPDA team of Shahzad Khan and Heera Ashiq and won the marathon match 6-4 7-6(2).

In another battle between Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and Pakistan Navy at PTF Tennis Court, Islamabad. PAF comfortably flew high with their experienced players.  In the 1st singles Yousaf Khalil (PAF) did not allow his opponent Faizan Fayyaz Khan (Navy) to settle down and finished the match at 6-2 6-2. In the second singles, the new star of Pakistan Muhammad Shoaib (PAF) conveniently won his encounter against upcoming proficient Asad Zaman 6-3, 6-1. In his pursuit of victory, he added his foot speed and topspin making him a force to be reckoned with.

In the doubles match the team of Shoaib and Hamza (PAF) did not allow their opponent Asad and Faizan (NAVY) on the court and knocked out with the score of 6-2 6-3. 

Following are the results:

WAPDA beat Pakistan Army (2-1)


Muhammad Abid (WAPDA) beat Abdullah Adnan (ARMY) 6-3 6-4


Aqeel Khan (WAPDA) beat Muzammil Murtaza (ARMY) 6-2 6-4


Muzammil Murtaza / Abdullah Adnan (ARMY) beat Shahzad Khan / Heera Ashiq (WAPDA) 6-4 7-6(2)

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) beat NAVY (3-0)


Yousaf Khalil (PAF) beat Faizan Fayyaz Khan (NAVY) 6-2 6-2


Muhammad Shoaib (PAF) beat Asad Zaman (NAVY) 6-3 6-1


Muhammad Shoaib / Hamza Roman (PAF) beat Asad Zaman / Faizan Fayyaz Khan (NAVY) 6-2 6-3