Ammad, Asim, Farhan, Tayyab in quarters of $20,000 Huawei International Squash Tournament
Four local players Ammad Fareed, Asim Khan, Farhan Mehboob and Tayyab Aslam made it to the quarter-finals at the Serena Hotels Huawei International Squash Tournament here at the Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad.Serena Hotel Huawei International Squash Tournament 2019 Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad
Four local players Ammad Fareed, Asim Khan, Farhan Mehboob and Tayyab Aslam made it to the quarter-finals at the Serena Hotels Huawei International Squash Tournament here at the Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad.
Pakistan’s world number 122 Amaad Fareed made huge upset in the $20,000 International tournament, as he beat world number 71 Shehab Essam 3-1 in the second round.
Ammad was underdog in the match against highly experienced Egyptian Shehab Essam. Ammad as per expectations started first game on a very low and was nowhere in the game, he lost the game 4-11, but after losing the first game, Ammad settle down well in the second game and won the game 12-10, Ammad took third game 11-8 and won the 4th game 11-7 to register victory in 43 minutes.
Earlier, Pakistan’s top-ranked Tayyab Aslam outclassed another Egyptian when he beat Omar Elkattan 11-9,11-8,13-11. Meanwhile, Egypt’s Karim Ali Fathi also beat Yannik Omlor of Germany.
Asim Khan took 36 minutes to defeat Ireland’s Sean Conroy by 3-0 in 36 minutes, Asim won the first game 11-7, he took second game 13-11 and third game 11-4 while experienced Farhan Mehboob tamed compatriot Syed Ali Mujtaba Bukhari 11-5, 11-5 and 11-8.
Serena Hotels Huawei International Squash Tournament second round Results:
|Karim Ali Fathi (Egypt)||def||Yannik Omlor (Germany)||11-0, 11-5, 11-4|
|Asim Khan (Pakistan)||def||Sean Conroy (Ireland)||11-7, 13-11, 11-4|
|Ammar Altamimi (Kuwait)||def||Ahmad Hosny (Egypt)||11-6, 7-11, 11-5, 11-7|
|Farhan Mehboob (Pakistan)||def||Syed Ali Mujtaba Bukhari (Pakistan)||11-5, 11-5, 11-8|
|Amaad Fareed (Pakistan)||def||Shehab Essam (Egypt)||4-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-7|
|Carlos Cornes Ribadas (Spain)||def||Joeri Hapers (Belgium)||11-8, 11-4, 11-1|
|Mohamed El-Shirbini (Egypt)||def||Chi Him Wong (Hong Kong)||11-5, 11-9, 9-11, 11-2|
|Tayyab Aslam (Pakistan)||def||Omar Elkattan (Egypt)||11-9, 11-8, 13-11|