Top seeded Nimra Aqeel stunned her strong rival Kulsoom in a marathon five sets battle in the first quarter-finals and took berth into the semi-finals of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Independence Day Boys and Girls Squash Championship being played at Qamar Zaman Squash Complex, Peshawar.
Nimra Aqeel defeated her strong rival Kulsoom Khan in the marathon five sets battle with 10-12, 11-9, 12-10, 9-11 and 11-9. The match lasted for 39 minutes.
After Nimra's victory, her younger sister Hira Aqeel also recorded victory against Zohra Abdullah, the younger sister of Kalsoom Abdullah in another thrilling match with score of 11-9, 10-12, 11-8 and 11-9 (3-1). The quarter-final match lasted for 28 minutes.
In the third quarter-final, Maira Hussain beat Manahil Aqeel by 3-0 with score of 11-9, 15-13 and 11-9 in 22 minutes and in the last quarter-final second seeded Sana Bahadur defeated Kainat Amir of Pakistan Army in another thrilling match, the score was 8-11, 12-10, 12-10, and 11-9 in 27 minutes.