Bilal Asim clinched two crowns in the BOP Bank of Punjab Junior National Tennis Championship 2022 that concluded at the Punjab Tennis Academy, Bagh-e-Jinnah.
Boys U-18 Finals
Bilal Asim played well against Mahatir Muhammad and outpaced him with a score of 6-3, 6-4 to clinch the title. In the boys U-18 doubles final, the pair of Hashesh Kumar and Mahatir Muhammad defeated Bilal Asim and Ahmad Nael 4-6, 6-4, 10-5.
Bilal also won the Boys U-16 final to double his crowns as he outsmarted Asad Zaman 6-1, 6-2.
Boys U-14 Finals
Hamza Roman had to struggle hard to beat spirited Hamza Ali Rizwan 6-2, 2-6, 10-8. In the Boys U-14 doubles final, Hamza Roman/Taimoor Khan outlasted Amir Mazari/Sameer Zaman 4-2, 4-0.
The Boys U-12 final between Omer Jawad and Hamza Ali Rizwan proved to be a dull match, where both the players kept on playing defensive games and took more than two hours to finish the final, which was won by Omer Jawad 7-6(4), 4-6, 10-4.
In the Boys/Girls U-12 doubles final, the talented pair of Abubaker Talha and Zohaib Afzal Malik defeated the duo of Ismail Aftab and Omer Jawad 4-0, 2-4, 11-9.
Boys/Girls U-10 final, was one sided affair in which M. Shayyan Afridi toppled Hamza Sohail 4-2, 4-1.
The Girls U-12 final, was won by Zunaisha Noor by beating Esha Rabi 4-1, 4-0.
Natalia Zaman beat Ashtafila Arif 6-3, 6-0 in the girls U-18 final. While in the ladies singles final, Noor Malik beat Asfa Shahbaz 6-1, 6-2.
In the boys/girls U-8, Ahsan Bari won the gold medal, Daniyal Afzal Malik silver and Daniyal Abdullah bronze medal.
The Boys/Girls U-6, gold was won by Mamnoon Bari, Hadi Ali won silver and Hamza Suhai bronze medal.
Asim Hafeez Qureshi, Executive Vice President Bank of Punjab, distributed prizes, shields and certificates among the winners and top performers. He also congratulated all the winners and hoped that they will further work hard to win more honors for them and their country.