ITF Pakistan Junior Tennis C’ship 2019-2nd Leg: Enters QF Round; 2 Seeded Players Beaten

ITF Pakistan Junior Tennis C’ship 2019-2nd Leg: Top seed Aysegul Mert of Turkey – Courtesy: PTF

ISLAMABAD: 16 matches were played on the second of second leg of the ITF Pakistan Junior World Ranking Tennis Championships. All of seeded players of Boys Singles moved into the quarter finals by beating their respective opponents in straight sets at S.Dilawar Abbas PTF Tennis Complex, Islamabad.

ITF Pakistan Junior Tennis C’ship 2019-2nd Leg: Valitova Arina of Russia – Courtesy: PTF
ITF Pakistan Junior Tennis C’ship 2019-2nd Leg: Jang Soo Ha from Korea  – Courtesy: PTF

In the Girl’s singles a major upset was witnessed, when 2nd Seed Safi Meshkatolzahra was eliminated by unseeded talented Jang Soo Ha (KOR) in two straight sets with scores 6-3, 6-1. Another thrilling match of the day was played between Thouard Clemence (FRA) and Mahin Qureshi (PAK) which was won Thouard Clemence (FRA) in exciting two sets match 7-6(3), 7-6(3). Whereas Top seed Aysegul Mert (TUR), 3rd Seed Valitova Arina (RUS), 4th Seed Choi Ji-Woo (KOR)  moved into the quarter final in straight set match.

In the Boys Singles unseed Kang Gunuk (KOR) caused a major set when he eliminated 4th Seed Knese Luca Mmanuel (GER) in straight set match 6-0, 7-6(4), Top seed Webb Daniel (GBR), 2nd Seed Huzaifa Abdul Rehman (PAK), 3rd Seed Min-Joon KIM (KOR), 5th Seed Nouman Aftab (PAK), 6th Seed Shoaib Khan (PAK), 7th Seed  Saqib Hayat (PAK) and 8th seed Kamil Ahmed (PAK) advanced into Quarter finals by beating their respective opponents in one sided affairs.  Shoaib Khan (PAK) comfortably breezed in to quarter final by beating the last week finalist of ITF Pakistan Kim Dong Hwan (KOR) 6-0, 6-4. Shoaib Khan (PAK) will face top Seed Daniel Webb  (GBR) in 1st Quarter Final, second seed Huzaifa Abdul Rehman (PAK) will face Ahmed Kamil (PAK).

ITF Pakistan Junior Tennis C’ship 2019-2nd Leg: 6th seed Shoaib Khan of Pakistan – Courtesy: PTF

The results at the end of 2nd round matches is as follows:

ITF Pakistan Junior Tennis C’ship 2019 – 2nd Leg: Seed Players In 2nd Round

Boy’s Singles (2nd Round)

  • Webb Daniel (GBR) beat Lai Yu-Shun (TPE) 6-4, 6-2; 
  • Shaoib Khan (PAK) beat Kim Dong Hwan (KOR) 6-0, 6-4; 
  • Kang Gunuk (KOR) beat Knese Luca Mmanuel (GER) 6-0, 7-6(4); 
  • M.Nouman Aftab (PAK) beat Giri Aryan (NEP) 7-5, 6-2; 
  • Saqib Hayat (PAK) beat Sami Zeb Khan (PAK) 6-4, 6-3; 
  • Kim Min-Joon (KOR) beat Ahmed Nael Qureshi (PAK) 6-0, 6-0; 
  • Ahmed Kamil (PAK) beat Lu Chen Yu (TPE) 6-4, 6-1.

Girls Singles (1st Round)

  • Aysegul Mert (TUR) beat Abbas Aliya (MDA) 6-0, 6-2; 
  • Cheraghi Dorsa (IRI) beat Asim Zoha 6-2, 6-2; 
  • Choi Ji-Woo (KOR) beat Shen Hannah Kaile (HKG) 6-1, 7-6(3);  
  • Thouard Clemence (FRA) beat Mahin Qureshi (PAK) 7-6(3), 7-6(3); 
  • Khanloo Mahta (IRI) beat Jawad Imsha (PAK) 6-0, 6-0; 
  • Valitova Arina (RUS) beat Sazanova Asima (KAZ) 6-4, 6-2; 
  • Elmas Leyla Nilufer (TUR) beat Shima Durab (PAK) 6-1, 6-2; 
  • Jang Soo Ha (KOR) beat Safi Meshkatolzahra (IRI) 6-3, 6-1.

Boy’s Doubles (1st Round)

  • Zalan Khan (PAK) / Dong Hwan KIM (KOR) beat Abdullah Khan (PAK) / Ibrahim Khan (PAK) 6-3, 6-1
  • Lai Yu-Shun (TPE) / LU Chen-Yu (TPE) beat Osama Khan (PAK) / Ahmed Nael (PAK) 6-0 6-1;

Boy’s Doubles (Quarter Final)

  • Shoaib Khan (PAK) / Huzaifa Abdul Rehman (PAK) beat Yu-Shun Lai (TPE) / Chen Yu-Lu (TPE) 6-1, 6-3
  • Saqib Hayat (PAK) / M.Nauman Aftab (PAK) beat Ahmed Kamil (PAK) / Subhan Bin Salik (PAK) 7-6(1) 6-4

Two Quarter finals and other matches are in progress at the time of filing this report

Girls Doubles (Quarter Finals)

Aysegul Mert (TUR) / Leyla Nilufer Elmas (TUR) beat Zoha Asim (PAK) / Asima Sazanova (KAZ) 6-0, 6-0

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