The first round of 1st Leg of ITF Pakistan – Syed Dilawar Abbas Memorial World Junior Tennis Championships commenced at PTF-SDA Tennis Complex, Islamabad.
Overall the seeded players advanced to the next round, except there was a major upset when Ivan Iutkin of Russia overpowered and defeated top seed Yunes Talavar of Iran in a thrilling three sets match.
In the first set both the players broke the first game of each other and then Ivan did not allow his opponent to settle down and broke the 4th and 6th game of Yunes to finish at 6-1. In the second set, Yunes Talavar played excellently and completed the set at 6-2 by breaking the 2nd, 6th and 8th game of Ivan and level the match 1-1 all. In the final set both the players exhibited a high standard of tennis in which Ivan made it at 6-4 by breaking the 9th game of Yunes in which Yunes made one double fault.
The other good match of the day was played between Adiibek Myrzaguzhin of Kazakhstan and Huzaifa Abdul Rehman of Pakistan which was won by the Kazak player in the thrilling three-sets match 4-6 6-3 6-1.
Doubles draw for boys and girls were taken out by the ITF Supervisor Mr. Muhammad Arif Qureshi; as per doubles draw following are the top 4 seeds:
|1||Tuna Aril Kayra (TUR)||Sirbu Andra Izabella (ROU)|
|Talavar Yunes (IRI)||Ugur Melisa (TUR)|
|2||Safonov Nikita (RUS)||Ashurbekova Munisa (UZB)|
|Abzhan Aldiyar (KAZ)||Sorochkina Olga (RUS)|
|3||Iutkin Ivan (RUS)||Sheeza Sajid (PAK)|
|Serazhetdinov Ruslan (RUS)||Natalia Zaman (PAK)|
|4||Bortnichek Nikita (RUS)||Ermakova Tamara (RUS)|
|Kanbargimath Dev (ROU)||Artina Gashi (GBR)|
Round 1 Results
Boys Singles (1st Round)
Muhammad Huzaifa Khan (PAK) beat Yahya Luni (BGR) 6-0 6-0; Aril Kayra Tuna (TUR) beat Ibrahim Ashraf (PAK) 6-2, 6-2; Ruslan Serazhetdinow (RUS) beat Ibrahim Sohail (PAK) 6-0 6-1; Liviu Popirlan (ROU) beat Asad Zaman (PAK) 6-4 6-1; Ivan Iutkin (RUS) beat Yunes Talavar (IRI) 6-1 2-6 6-4; Mars Argun (TUR) beat Muhammad Talha Khan (PAK) 6-3 6-3; Hamid Israr Gul (PAK) beat Muaz Malik (USA) 6-1 6-2; Bilal Asim (PAK) beat Esref Kaan Kacar (TUR) 6-4 6-3; Nikita Bortnichek (RUS) beat Evaan Luthra (IND) 6-0 6-2; Hasheesh Kumar (PAK) beat Maciej Zarebski (POL) 6-0 6-4; Dev Kanbarhimatch (ROU) beat Adbul Hanan (PAK) 6-0 6-2; Aldiyar Abzhan (KAZ) beat Muhammad Zaryab Khan (PAK) 6-1 6-1; Nikita Safonov (RUS) beat Sheryaar Anees (PAK) 6-0 6-0; Adiibek Myrzaguzhin (KAZ) beat Huzaima Abdul Rehman (PAK) 4-6 6-3 6-1; Mehmet Onur Turgut (TUR) beat Sami Zeb Khan 6-0 6-2; Ahmad Nael Qureshi (PAK) beat Zein Ionescu (CAN) 6-0 6-0;
Girls Singles (1st Round)
Aleksandra Bortnichek (RUS) beat Fatima Ali Raja (PAK) 6-0 6-0; Yeon Joo Cha (KOR) beat Yana Ersado (USA) 6-1 6-0; Sa Rang Lim (KOR) beat Zainab Ali Raja (PAK) 6-0 6-0; Eunsoo Lee (KOR) beat Geetanjali Angati (IND) 6-0 6-4; Seo Hyeon Park (KOR) beat Vlada Budkina (RUS) 6-3 6-2; Taira Abildayeva (KAZ) beat Artina Gashi (GBR) 5-7 6-1 6-2; Renata Garaeva (RUS) beat Amara Khan (PAK) 6-0 6-0;