LAHORE:  The 2nd SNGPL  All Pakistan Tennis Championship 2018 finals took place despite a rain dominated day.

The Men’s Singles¬†final disturbed by rain¬†resulted in a unique result –¬†two winners. Rain was a Divine blessing for No. 1¬†Aqeel Khan, who was on the verge of being defeated by No. 2 seed¬†Muhammad Abid. He had won the¬†first set by 6-3 and was leading the second¬†set by 4-2 when rain intervened and¬†due to wet court, the tournament referee and management committee decided to stop play. And after consulting the¬†players, it was decided to¬†divided the¬†prize money between the players.

The Prize Money was divided as follows:

  • ¬†Muhammad Abid –¬†60 percent.
  • ¬†Aqeel Khan –¬†40 percent.

In Girls Singles final: Sarah Mehboob of Wapda beat Noor Malik of ZTBL by 6-2, 6-1.

In Boys Under 18 final: Mohammad Shoaib of SNGPL beat his own team mate and city fellow Peshawar’s Saqib Umer by 6-3, 6-3. Shoaib also won Under 18 Doubles title too.

In Boys Under 18 Doubles final: Pair from SNGPL Saqib Hayyat and Muhammad Shoaib out classed Ahmed  Kamil and Zalan Khan by 6-3, 6-3.

In Girls Under 18 final: Shima Tahir beat Maha Said by 6-3, 6-0.

In Boys Under 16  final: Aqib Hayat beat Nalain Abbas by 6-3, 6-2.. 

In Boys Under 14 final: Hamid Israr of Peshawar won his third title, by beating Uzair Khan by 6-1, 3-6, 6-4.

In Under 14 Doubles final: Hamid Israr and Hassan Ali beat Uzair Khan and Kashan Umer by 6-4, 7-5.

In Under 12 Boys Single final: Hamid Israr beat Bilal Asim by 6-3, 6-2.

In Boys Under 12 Doubles final: Bilal Asim and Shakeel Tahir beat Ehtesham Humayunion and Hamza Roman in a three hour long match by 7-6, 4-6, 10-7.

In Men’s¬†Senior 40 Plus¬†final:¬†Talha Waheed and Major (R) Adnan beat Hassan Said and Muhammad Khaliq by 6-2, 6-4..

In Men’s¬†50 Plus final:¬† Arif Feroz and Muhammad Khalid beat Nisar Waqar and Mian Amir Altaf¬† 6-3, 6-2..

In Men’s¬†60 Plus final:¬†Ahmed Babar and Brig (R) Ghazanfar beat Saeed Ikram and Mubeen Malik by 6-1, 6-1.


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