Top seeds move to quarterfinals of BB Shaheed Tennis Tourney

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 8 (APP): Top seed Aqeel Khan, second Seed Muhammad Abid Yasir Khan, Ahmed Ch, Shahzad Khan, Heera Ashiq, Muzammil Murtaza and Muzammil Murtaza moved into the quarterfinals of Men’s Singles by beating their respective opponents on Thursday in the Second Benazir Bhutto (Shaheed) International Tennis Tournament at Islamabad Tennis Complex, G-5, Islamabad.
The best encounter of the day was played between Yasir Khan and junior player Aman Attiqe. In the first set the score went up to 5-5all as both players held their own serves, Yasir won the first set at 7-5 by breaking 11th game of Aman Attique. Long rallies were witnessed during the first set. In the second set Yasir Khan built up the winning lead 5-2 by breaking 5th game of Aman. Yasir Khan got 6 match points at this stage but could not capitalize due to some unforced error. Aman Attique came back into the match and level the score 6-6all. The match was decided in the tie break in which Yasir Khan won the tie break at 7-4. The match lasted two hrs twenty minutes.
In the ladies singles Sara Mansoor, Ushna Suhail, and Sara Mahboob moved in to the Semi Final by beating their respective opponents quite easily. Forth quarter final between Mehak Khokhar and Mahin Aftab will be played tomorrow.
Following are the complete results:
Men’s Singles Pre-quarter finals:
Aqeel Khan beat Israr Gul 6-2 6-2; Muhammad Abid beat Jehanzeb Khan 6-2 6-2; Shahzad Khan beat Asad M Khan 6-4 6-4; Yasir Khan beat Aman Attique 7-5, 7-6(4); Heera Ashiq beat Faizan Khurram 6-1 6-2;
Ahmed Ch beat Asadullah 6-2, 6-0; Muzammil Murtaza beat Abda Haider 6-2 6-2; Mudassar Murtaza beat Shaheen Mehmood 6-4 6-3.
Men’s Doubles Quarter finals:
Aqeel Khan & Heera Ashiq beat Ijaz Khan & Abbas Khan 6-2 6-2;
Muhammad Abid & Usman Rafiq beat Shahid Afridi & Shaheen Mehmood 6-4 6-2; Muzamil Murtaza & Mudassar Murtaza beat Asad M. Khan & Fahad M.Khan 6-2 6-3; Shahzad Khan & Yasir Khan beat Faizan Khurram & Ahmed Ch 6-2 6-0;
Ladies Singles Pre-Quarter Final
Unfinished match: Khunsha Babar beat Shimza Tahir 6-3 4-6 7-5;
Mehek Khokar beat Hania Naveed 2-6, 6-3 6-1;
Ladies Singles Quarter Final
Ushna Suhail beat Arooba Shahhab 6-0 6-0; Sara Mansoor beat
Khunsha Babar 6-0, 6-1; Sarah Mahboob beat Esha Jawad
Junior U-18 Pre-Quarter Finals
Sahibzada M Ali beat Ahmed Kamil 6-1 7-6(4); M Shoaib beat Ahmed Asjad 3-6, 6-2, 6-4; Hafiz Arbab Ali  beat Subhan Bin Salik 6-2 6-2; Asadullah beat Saad Abjad 6-1 6-1; Abdail Haider beat Nalain Abbas 6-1 6-0; Mzammil Murtaza beat Komail Zaidi 6-2 2-0 (Retd.); Aman Attiqe beat Waleed Anwar 6-1 6-1; Hamza Bin Rehan beat Semi Zeb 6-3 0-6 6-4.
Boy’s U-14 Pre -Quarter Finals
Hamza Roman beat M. Huzafia Khan 4-2 4-0; Sami Zeb beat M. Talha Khan 4-0 4-0; M. Shoaib beat Abdul Wahab Anwar 4-2, 4-1; Nalain Abbas beat Ahsan Khan 4-0 4-0;
Boys U-10 Quarter Finals
M. Huzafia Khan beat Hamad Khan 4-0 4-0; M. Talha Khan beat Yahaya Musa Lui 4-0 4-1; Hamza Roman beat Fatima Ali Raja 4-0 4-0; Hamid Israr beat Ahmed Nael 4-2 5-4.
Senior 45 Plus Doubles Quarter Finals
Moinuddin & Nauman Aleem beat Dr. Kashid & Hassan Baig 6-3 6-1;
Sohail Kiani & Safdar Mehmood beat Lt. Col. Abjad & Col. Shahid Raja 6-4 6-2.