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Pakistan’s # 1 Aqeel Khan thrashes Zohaib in EAM & SEM Tennis Championship

Pakistan’s Tennis ace Aqeel Khan outplayed Zohaib Gul from Hyderabad by 6-0, 6-0 to win his first round of men’s singles in the 2nd EAM & SEM Memorial National Tennis Championship at Karachi Gymkhana, Karachi.

The 2nd EAM & SEM Memorial National Tennis Championship continue in full swing at Karachi Gymkhana, Karachi. More than 200 players are participating in different events including men’s singles, ladies singles, junior’s u-18, boy’s u-16, u-14, u-12 as well as under-10 girl’s competition, men’s doubles and senior’s 35-plus doubles. 

In Men’s Single first round top seed and hot favourite Aqeel Khan registered an easy victory when he toppled Zohaib Gul from Hyderabad in straight sets with the final score line of 6-0, 6-0. It was a cakewalk for the experienced international player Aqeel and Zohaib had no answer to his fast and fury aces and other shots.

In other matches, Munir Ashiq, Tahirullah Khan, Zeeshan Ashraf, Robin Das, Yousuf Khalil, Farhan Altaf, Abdul Haider, Izhar Ifikhar, Waqas Malik, Muhammad Shoaib and Muhammad Abil defeated their respective opponents to move into the second round of men’s singles.

Men's Singles First round Results:
PlayersScore line
Aqeel KhandefZohaib Gul 6-0, 6-0
Munir AshiqdefWawel Raza 6-1, 6-2
Tahirullah KhandefM A Saeed 6-2, 7-5
Zeeshan AshrafdefSaqib Hayat 6-3, 7-5
Robin DasdefJalaluddin 6-2, 7-6(2)
Yousuf KhalildefIkramullah 6-3 (retired)
Farhan AltafdefIrfanullah  3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Abdul HaiderdefM Ali 7-6, 6-4
Izhar IfikhardefShahlamaan 6-4, 6-2
Waqas MalikdefAmir Qamar 6-1, 6-3
 Muhammad ShoaibdefIbrahim Iltifat 6-1, 6-1
Muhammad Abil defAbdullah 6-1, 6-1

 Boys under-16 First Round Results:
PlayersScore line
Samad AreejodefSaim Danish 5-7, 6-0, 6-2
Zainul Abibin AsifdefHasan Mustafa 6-2, 6-3
Kamran Khan defIbadurrehman6-2, 6-2

 Boys under-14 Main Round Results:
PlayersScore line
IRayyan KhandefFarhan Khalil6-3, 6-4
Abdullah KhandefAyan Yousuf6-0, 6-0
Haris Tariq defAbdullah Imran6-2, 6-2
Saim Danishdef Ibrahim Qureshi6-0, 6-0

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