Talented Asad Zaman, Muhammad Sohaan Noor and Hajra Suhail won their respective titles in the New Khan Punjab Junior Tennis Championship 2022 that concluded at Punjab Tennis Academy, Lahore.
Boys U-18 final: Asad Zaman played well against Ahtesham Arif and outpaced him by 6-3, 6-3. Asad started well against Ahtesham and dominated the first set in great style as he took the wet 6-3. The second set was identical to the first one, as Asad continued to do well and won it 6-3 to clinch the title.
Asad, student of renowned coach Rashid Malik, thanked his coach and mentor for his guidance and excellent training that has transformed him into a professional player and title-winning national junior athlete. “I am grateful to very generous Mr. Tariq Zaman, who is continuously supporting and sponsoring me to help me make my dreams come true. Now I am keen to win international laurels for my country.”
Boys U-16 Doubles final: M Sohaan Noor/Waleed Javeed outlasted the pair of Asad Zaman and Aized Khalil 6-4 to win the title.
Girls U-18 final: was clinched by Hajra Suhail (SICAS), who beat Bismel Zia 6-2 to claim the title. In the boys U-16 final, Waleed Javeed beat Ameer Hamza 6-1 for the title. In the boys U-14 final, Abdullah Pirzada beat M Sohaan Noor 6-2. In the boys/girls U-12 final, Abdur Rehman (SICAS) beat Hajra Suhail 6-4. In the boys/girls U-10 final, Hajra Suhail beat Ayyan Shahbaz 6-0.
Mr. Adil Khan Rokhri, CEO New Khan Transport along with PLTA Secretary Mr. Rashid Malik distributed the prizes among the winners and top performers.
Quarter Finals Day
The semifinals and finals of the New Khan Punjab Junior Tennis Championship will be played Saturday, 8th October at the Punjab Tennis Academy, Bagh-e-Jinnah Lahore.
The Quarter Final results were:
Boys U-18 quarterfinals: Waleed Humayun beat Zaeem Ghafoor 7-6.
U-16 quarterfinals: Waleed Humayun beat Abubakar Khalil 6-1, M Sohaan Noor beat Zain Saeed 6-3, Ismail Ahmad beat Eesa Bilal 6-1.
Boys U-16 doubles quarterfinal: Ameer Hamza/Abdur Rehman beat Aalay Husnain/Eesa Bilal 6-2.
Boys/Girls U-10 quarterfinal: Hajra Suhail beat Shafay Iqbal 6-0, Muaz Shahbaz beat Moosa Daowood Baig 6-4, Ayyan Shahbaz beat Zayd Ahmad 7-5 and M Ibrahim Hussain Gill beat Ahsan Bari 6-2.
Boys/Girls U-10 pre-quarterfinals: Muaz Shahbaz beat Hassan Alam 6-1, Ayyan Shahbaz beat Aiman Rehan 6-0 and Ahsan Bari beat Zainah 7-5. Mr. Adil Khan Rokhari.