Pakistan dominates International Series Badminton Tournament
Pakistani players ruled the badminton court in the main draws in all the categories in the Pakistan International Series Badminton Tournament at Liaquat Gymnasium Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad.YONEX SUNRISE Pakistan International Series 2017 Liaquat Gymnasium, Pakistan Sports Complex
Pakistani players have won 6 out of 9 matches in Men’s singles category. Awais Zahid of Pakistan took 3 sets to down his Turkish opponent Enis Sesalan. His wining scores was 15-21, 21-15, 21-18. Other than Awais, all Pakistani players won their matches in straight sets.
Syrian player Aljallad Ahamd defeated Pakistan’s Soban Jamil while Hashir Bashir lost the match against Vietnam’s Duc Phat Le and Turkish player Yusuf Ramazan defeated Pakistan’s Abdur Rehman. Pakistan's Muhammad Muqeet Tahir his countrymen Muhammad Rizwan in straight sets by 21-9, 21-16.
In Ladies singles category, Pakistan won 5 out of 7 matches. Srilankan Hasini Nausaka Ambalangodage defeated Pakista’s Saba Rasheed and Vietnam’s Thi Phuong Thuy Tran won her match against Pakistan’s Huma Javeed in straight sets. All other Pakistani players won their matches.
Pakistan's players Ghazala Siddique and Khizra Rasheed had to fight hard to beat their native players Sara Mohmand and Javeria Tahir. It took 3 sets for them to win their matches.
Pakistani players also dominated in Men’s doubles event as they won 5 out of 6 matches. Only Ahsan Asif & Waqas Zahid lost their matches against playing their countrymen.
Following are the results of matches played so far:
|Men’s singles (Round 2)|
|1||Anjum Bashir (Pakistan)||def||Ahmed Nibal (Maldives)||21-06, 21-13|
|2||Aljallad Ahamd (Syria)||def||Soban Jamil (Pakistan)||21-12, 25-23|
|3||Duc Phat Le (Vietnam)||def||Hashir Bashir (Pakistan)||21-14, 21-08|
|4||Yusuf Ramazan (Turkey)||def||Abdur Rehman (Pakistan)||21-19, 21-13|
|5||Shoaib Riaz (Pakistan)||def||Enamullah Faqiri (Afghanistan)||21-10, 21-16|
|6||Awais Zahid (Pakistan)||def||Enis Sesalan (Turkey)||15-21, 21-15, 21-18|
|7||Murad Ali (Pakistan)||def||Quang Dinh Tran (Vietnam)||21-9, 21-12|
|8||Amir Saeed (Pakistan)||def||Chanmara Tep (Cambodia)||23-21, 21-14|
|9||Muhammad Muqeet Tahir (Pakistan)||def||Muhammad Rizwan (Pakistan)||21-9, 21-16|
|Ladies singles (Round 2)|
|1||Hasini Nausaka Ambalangodage (Sri Lanka)||def||Saba Rasheed (Pakistan)||21-6, 21-10|
|2||Sehra Akram (Pakistan)||def||Nangsal Tamang (Nepal)||22-20, 22-20|
|3||Ghazala Siddique (Pakistan)||def||Sara Mohmand (Pakistan)||21-9, 17-21, 21-17|
|4||Mahoor Shahzad (Pakistan)||def||Zubaira Butt (Pakistan)||21-16, 21-09|
|5||Khizra Rasheed (Pakistan)||def||Javeria Tahir (Pakistan)||21-9, 13-21, 23-21|
|6||Bushra Qayyum (Pakisatan)||def||Maisan Fathuhulla Ismail (Maldives)||21-17, 20-22, 21-19|
|7||Thi Phuong Thuy Tran (Vietnam)||def||Huma Javeed (Pakistan)||21-13, 21-09|
|Men’s Doubles (Round 2)|
|1||Muhammad Atique & Awais Zahid (Pakistan)||def||Bishnu Katwal & Sajan Katwal (Nepal)||21-14, 21-19|
|2||Muhammad Irfan Saeed Bhatti & Azeem Sarwar (Pakistan)||def||Ahsan Asif & Waqas Zahid (Pakistan)|
|3||Shoaib Riaz & Muhammad Muqeet Tahir (Pakistan)||def||Aljallad Ahmad & Hussein Zayan Shaheed (Maldives)||21-18, 12-21, 21-18|
|4||Anjum Bashir & Shameer Iftikhar (Pakistan)||def||Aoun Abbas & Waqas Ahmed (Pakistan)||21-16, 21-16|
|5||Le Thanh Lam & Quang Dinh Tran (Vietnam)||def||Dipesh Dhami & Ratnajit Tamang (Nepal)||21-18, 17-21, 21-16|
|6||Rizwan Muhammad & Fazal Rehman (Pakistan)||def||Abdur Rehman & Soban Jamil (Pakistan)||14-21, 26-24, 21-16|