Aqeel clinches tennis tourney title
By Sports Reporter
KARACHI: Aqeel Shabbir overcame stubborn opponent Farhan Altaf in the final to claim men’s singles title in the 2nd Pak-Bahria Ranking Tennis Championship, which concluded here yesterday at Navy Physical Training & Sports Center.
Aqeel went ahead winning first set 6-3. But Farhan leveled the arrears in the next set winning it by 6-2 score. However, Aqeel eventually prevailed, winning the decisive third set by 10-8 score after a neck and neck battle.
In ladies singles final Urooj Iltafat blanked her final opponent Eshmaal Khan winning the match by 8-0 score.
Ashush Kumar defeated Mohammad Abdullah by 6-1, 7-6 score to claim U-15 singles title while U-11 title went to Zain Ehtesham, who defeated Mahatir Muhammad by 8-3 score in the final.
In soft tennis climax, Eibad Sarwar overcame Aqeel Shabbir by 10-8 score.