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Pakistani Players Continues Impressive Show

At CAS-Serena Squash, Pakistani male players shone in the second round, with Noor Zaman securing a notable win, and the Elkabbani vs. Ibrahim match lasting over two hours. In the Women's category, top seeds, including Chan Yiwen and Nour Khafagy, triumphed, while challenges marked Pakistani players' performances. The quarter-finals are slated for tomorrow. The CAS-Serena Hotels International Squash Championship's second-round matches took place at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad, on Friday.

Pakistani players sustain impressive show in the CAS-Serena Hotels International Squash Championship 2023. In the Men's category, Pakistani players showcased remarkable performances, maintaining their strong form from the first round. No. 4 Seed Noor Zaman secured a victory over Farhan Mehboob (3-2), while Nasir Iqbal, Amaad Fareed, Muhammad Asim Khan, along with top seed Ibrahim Elkabbani, No. 6 seed Mohamed Naseer, No. 5 seed Khaled Labib, and No. 7 seed Ong Sai Hung, emerged victorious in their matches. The match between Ibrahim Elkabbani and Ziad Ibrahim extended beyond two hours.

In the Women's category, except for No. 9 seed Sana Bahadar, Pakistani players faced challenges in winning their 2nd round matches. Meanwhile, top seed Chan Yiwen, No. 2 seed Nour Khafagy, No. 3 seed Nour Ramy, No. 4 seed Amina el Rihany, No. 5 seed Wong Po Yui Kirstie, No. 6 seed Malak Samir, and No. 7 seed Nadien Elhammamy secured comfortable wins. The quarter-finals are scheduled for tomorrow.

Men's Result:

Ong Sai Hung (MAS) beat Duncan Lee (MAS) 12-10, 11-5, 11-9 (37 min)
Ibrahim Elkabbani (EGY) beat Ziad Ibrahim (EGY) 11-7, 9-11, 11-9, 8-11, 11-6 (125 min)
Mohamed Nasser (EGY) beat Muhammad Abdul Qadir (PAK) 11-5, 2-11, 11-6, 11-5 (31 min)
Noor Zaman (PAK) beat Farhan Mehboob (PAK) 4-11, 11-2, 11-9, 10-12, 11-9 (48 min)
Nasir Iqbal (PAK) beat Seif El-Shenawy (EGY) 11-3, 11-3, 11-1 (16 min)
Amaad Fareed (PAK) beat Wee Ming Hock (MAS) 11-8, 11-9, 11-4 (32 min)
Muhammad Asim Khan (PAK) beat Yassin Shohdy (EGY) 11-2, 11-3, 11-6 (24 min)
Khaled Labib (EGY) beat Abdullah Nawaz (PAK) 11-8, 8-11, 7-11, 11-9, 11-9 (66 min)

Women's Event:

Chan Yiwen (MAS) beat Rushna Mehboob (PAK) 11-7, 11-3, 11-5 (12 min)
Nadien Elhammamy (EGY) beat Mehwish Ali (PAK) 11-2, 11-3, 11-8 (19 min)
Sana Bahadar (PAK) beat Anam Mustafa Aziz (PAK) 9-11, 11-8, 12-10, 11-8 (25 min)
Nour Ramy (EGY) beat Sadia Gul (PAK) 11-3, 11-5, 11-3 (18 min)
Amina el rihany (EGY) beat Saima Shoukat (PAK) 11-1, 11-1, 11-1 (11 min)
Malak Samir (EGY) beat Thanusaa Uthrian (MAS) 9-11, 12-10, 13-11, 12-10 (37 min)
Wong Po Yui Kirstie (HKG) beat Komal Khan (PAK) 11-4, 11-6, 11-2 (12 min)
Nour Khafagy (EGY) beat Sarah Soudan (EGY) 11-7, 11-6, 11-2 (24 min)

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