13th DG Rangers Sindh Squash C'ship: World no.61 Tayyab Aslam wins title on home soil
Top seed Tayyab Aslam won the title after defeating former Pakistan No 1 Danish Atlas Khan 3-1 in the final of 13th DG Rangers Sindh Squash Championship 2019 at Sindh Rangers Jahangir Khan Squash Complex, North Nazimabad, Karachi.
The 13th edition of DG Rangers Sindh Squash Championship 2019 wrapped up at Sindh Rangers Jahangir Khan Squash Complex, North Nazimabad, Karachi.
Top seed Tayyab Aslam came from behind to win the title as he defeated former Pakistan No 1 Danish Atlas Khan 3-1 in the final.
Gold medalist of recently concluded South Asian Games, Tayyab started the final on a low note as he surrendered the first game 11-5 but soon settled down well and took the second game 11-6. He then proceeded to dominate the rest of the match and won the third and fourth games by 11-7 to seal the final match in 50 minutes while displaying top class squash.
After registering title victory against Danish, Tayyab received $1,805 and glittering trophy while Danish got $1,140 prize money and runner-up trophy.
Qualifier Faiza Zafar of Army scored a huge upset in the ladies singles final, as she overpowered national champion and third seed Amna Fayyaz, also of Army, 3-0 in 26 minutes. Faiza played superb squash against Amna in the first game as both fought for each and every point but Faiza, in the end, won the first game 11-9.
Faiza continued her good show in the second game and kept her opponent under tremendous pressure to win the second game 11-5. She maintained her rhythm and pressure on Amna in the third game as well and won it comfortably by 11-5, recording a surprising title triumph.
Winner, Faiza earned prize money of Rs 38,000 while runner-up Amna bagged prize money of Rs 26,000.