On Day 2 of the ITF Pakistan AJ Towers World Junior Tennis Championships, 24 matches were decided with certain upsets and competitive matches.

Semi Zeb Khan, caused a major upset against 3rd Seed Nikita Safonov from Russia in ITF Pakistan International Junior Tennis Championships 2022 – Allsportspk

Unseeded Pakistan youngster Semi Zeb Khan, the upcoming proficient player, caused a major upset during the course of 2nd round encounter with 3rd Seed Nikita Safonov (RUS). In his pursuit of victory he added his foot speed and top spin made him a force to be reckoned with. Semi Zeb certainly wore down and dispirited his accomplished adversary by upping the velocity of his serves, rallying with self assurance and showing no hesitation in rushing the net frequently. He managed to oust the 3rd seed 6-4; 6-2.

6th Seed Hamid Israr (PAK) lost his encounter against Maciej Zarebeski (POL) in straight set 6-4; 6-3 whereas another unseeded Ivan Iutkin (RUS) ousted the 7th Seed Aril Kayra Tuna (TUR) in one sided affair 6-0; 6-1. Whereas 5th Seed Aldlyar Abzhan (KAZ) struggled hard to win his match against Mehmet Onur Turgut (TUR) in a thrilling three setter 4-6 6-3 7-5. Upcoming Ahmad Nael Qureshi (PAK) played excellent tennis against 4th Seed Ruslan Serazhetdinov (RUS). Ahmad lost the first set 6-2, but bounced back in the same fashion to level the match at 1-1 set all. In the final set Ruslan played excellent game of tennis and did not allow his opponent to settle down and won the third set without conceding a single game and qualified for the quarter final.

In the Girls singles, 3rd Seed Melisa Ugar (TUR) struggled hard to win her encounter against Eunsoo Lee (KOR) in a well contested three set match. Eunsoo Lee won the first set 6-2 by breaking 3rd and 5th game of Melisa. In the 2nd set both the players held their respective serve till 5-5 all; Melisa played some excellent shots and broke the 13th game of Eunsoo and won the set at 7-5. The match was decided in the third set which was won by Melisa at 6-4.

Polish Maciej Zarebski during Day 2 match of ITF Pakistan International Junior Tennis Championships 2022 – Allsportspk

Day 2 Results were:

Boys Singles (2nd Round)

Aldlyar Abzhan (KAZ) beat Mehmet Onur Turgut (TUR) 4-6, 6-3 7-5;

Amirali Ghavam (IRI) beat Asad Zaman (PAK) 6-1 6-1;

Yunes Talavar (IRI) beat Bilal Asim (PAK) 6-4 7-5;

Maciej Zarebski (POL) beat Hamid Israr Gul (PAK) 6-4 6-3;

Ruslan Serazhetdinov (RUS) beat Ahmd Nael Qureshi (PAK) 6-2 2-6 6-0;

Ivan Iutkin (RUS) beat Aril Kayra Tuna (TUR) 6-0 6-1;

Semi Zeb Khan (PAK) beat Nikita Safonov (RUS) 6-4 6-2;

Glimpse of Day 2 match of ITF Pakistan International Junior Tennis Championships 2022 – Allsportspk

Nikita Bortnichjek (RUS) beat Dev Kangargimatch (ROU) 6-2 6-4.

Girls Singles (2nd Round)

Melisa Ugur (TUR) beat Eunsoo Lee (KOR) 2-6 7-5 6-4;

Olga Sorochkina (RUS) beat Seo Hyeon Park (KOR) 3-6 6-1 6-3;

Tatyana Chsherbakova (KAZ) beat Amara Khan (PAK) 6-0 6-0;

Tamara Ermakova (RUS) beat Artina Gashi (GBR) 6-3 6-4;

Munisa Ashurbekova (UZB) beat Aleksandra Bortnichek (RUS) 7-5 6-1;

Renata Gareva (RUS) beat Natalia Zaman (PAK) 6-1 6-1;  

Avrora Volkova (RUS) beat Amna Ali Qayum (PAK) 6-2 6-3;

Andra IZabella Sirbu (ROU) beat Sa Rang Lim (KOR) 6-3 6-2.

Boys Doubles (1st Round)

Hamid Israr Gul (PAK) & Maciej Zarebski (POL) beat Shehryaar Anees (PAK) & Asad Zaman (PAK) 6-1 6-1;

Hasheesh Kumar (PAK) & Huzaima Abdul Rehman (PAK) beat Mohammad Ali (CAN) & Ibrahim Sohail (PAK) 6-2 6-1;

Aldlyar Abzhan (KAZ) & Muhammad Zaryab Khan (PAK) beat Balil Asim (PAK) & Abdul Hanan (PAK) 6-3 6-4;

Nikita Bortnichek (RUS) & Ruslan Serazhetdinov (RUS) beat M.Ibrahim Ashraf (PAK) & Athesham Humayun (PAK) 6-2 6-4;

Girls Doubles (1st Round)

Aleksandra Bortnichek (RUS) & Renata Garaeva (RUS) beat Geetangali Angati (IND) & Natalia Zaman (PAK) 6-1 6-1.


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