LAHORE: Rising tennis star Asad Zaman won double crowns in the Kamran Steel Punjab Junior Tennis Championship 2022 that concluded at the Punjab Tennis Academy courts in Bagh-e-Jinnah.
Asad of Ali Embroidery Mills won his first title by defeating Waleed Humayun 6-2, 6-2 in the Boy’s U-18 final while he doubled his crown after overpowering Kashan Tariq 6-2, 6-2 in the U-16 final.
Zahra Saleman claimed the girls U-18 title after thrashing Hajra Sohail 6-0 while the boys U-14 title went to Hashir Alam, who thumped Muhammad Sohan Noor 6-0. The boys U-14 doubles title was lifted by Sohan Noor/Abdul Rehman, who defeated Aal-e-Hussain/Essa Bilal 6-3. SICAS’ Abdul Rehman (AAA Associates) outpaced Hajra Sohail 6-3 to win the boys/girls U-12 title.
SICAS’ Hajra Sohail (AAA Associates) grabbed the boys/girls U-10 title by crushing Zaid Hamid 6-0. In the boys girls U-8 category, Ehsan Bari won the gold medal, Ibrahim Siraj silver medal and Ibrahim Dawood bronze medal. In the boys/girls U-6 category, Mamnoon won the gold medal and Hafsa Sohail claimed the silver medal.
Asad Zaman thanked CEO Ali Embroidery Mills, for the support due to which he has been able to clinch the national junior titles. Elaborated that he is committed to work harder and continue to maintain his winning streak of national titles and also work towards excelling in the international tennis circuit.
Secretary Sports and Youth Affairs Asadullah Faiz along with Kamran Steel Director Mian Mohsin, distributed the prizes and certificates among the position holders during the prize distribution ceremony.
Secretary Sports Asadullah Faiz also announced that in collaboration with Punjab Lawn Tennis Association, the Sports Board Punjab will organize the Chief Minister Punjab ATF Under-16 Tennis Championship 2022 during the last quarter of 2022 at the Tennis Stadium of Nishtar Park Sports Complex.