LAHORE: The Pearl Continental Lahore Junior National Ranking Tennis Tournament 2020 commenced at the Punjab Tennis Academy, Bagh-e-Jinnah.

Pakistan – Pearl Continental Lahore Junior National Ranking Tennis Tournament 2020 being held at Bagh-e-Jinnnah, Lahore – Courtesy: PTA

On the opening day, the Punjab Tennis Academy held in total 25 matches. The following matches took place:

In U-18 first round, Faizan Fayyaz outclassed Abdullah Anjum 6-0, 6-1, Abdul Hanan Khan overpowered Sherhan Salim 6-1, 6-0, Farman Shakeel defeated Sameer Ahmad 6-3, 6-2, Hamza Jawad outscored Ahtesham Arif 6-3, 6-0, Tauheed Awais beat Zaeem Ghafoor 6-2, 6-3, Ifham Rana thumped Ahmad Amir 6-3, 6-0 and Jabir Ali, the title winner of the last tournament, toppled Zain Ul Abideen 6-2, 6-1.

In the U-16 first round, Yahya Musa Luni beat Shehryar Anees 4-6, 6-0, 10-8, Bilal Asim thrashed Moavia Butt 6-0, 6-0, Hamza Jawad beat Ahmad Nael 6-4, 6-2, Abdul Hanan khan defeated Shahzaib Zahid 6-3, 6-3, Farman Shakeel beat Haider Ali Rizwan 6-2, 6-1, Tauheed Awais outperformed Arman Kamran 6-1, 6-2, Asad Zaman routed Zaeem Ghafoor 6-2, 6-2 and Ahtesham Arif trounced Ali Haroon Sheikh 6-1, 6-1. 

In U-14 first round, Ahmad Nael thumped Muneeb Majeed 4-0, 4-1, Haider Ali Rizwan outplayed Shehryar Anees and Hussnain Ali Rizwan defeated Yahya Musa Luni 5-3, 4-0.

On Wednesday, 4th May the quarterfinals of U-18, U-16, U-14 and Pre-Quarter-finals of U-1-12 and U-10 will be played.

Pearl Continental Lahore, General Manager, Roy Alberto Kappenberger as the chief guest attended the opening ceremony and inaugurated the tournament.