LAHORE: Shimza Durab and Ashtifila Arif reached the girls U-18 final after defeating their respective rivals in the Pearl Continental Lahore Junior National Tennis Championship 2020 semifinals played at Punjab Tennis Academy Bagh-e-Jinnah.
In the girls U-18 first semifinal, Shimza Durab outpaced Labika Durab 6-2, 6-3 while Ashtifila Arif played superb tennis and outclassed Saleeha Zeeshan 6-0, 6-1. In the boys/girls U-12 semifinals, Hussnain Ali Rizwan beat Abu Bakar Talha 4-1, 4-1 while Haniya Minhas beat Hamza Ali Rizwan 4-1, 3-5, 4-1.
In the boys/girls U-12 doubles semifinals, Hussnain Ali Rizwan/Hamza Ali Rizwan beat Harris Bajwa/Eesa Bilal 4-0, 4-0 while Abubakar Talha/Ameer Mazari beat Haniya Minhas/Omer Jawad 4-1, 4-0. In boys/girls U-10 semifinals, Haniya Minhas beat Ismail Aftab 4-1, 4-0 while Hamza Ali Rizwan beat Zohaib Afzal Malik 4-2, 5-4.
On Monday, 9th March the finals will be played in different categories while the concluding award ceremony at 4:00 pm.