Eight players qualify for main round of Subh-e-Nau Tennis Championship
ISLAMABAD—As many as eight players Monday qualified for the main round in the Subh-e-Nau National Clay Court Tennis Championship played here at the PTF Complex Tennis Courts.
Muhammad Waqas Malik, who appeared on national circuit after a gap of 3 years, played well to qualify for main round of Men’s Singles.
Other players who reached main round of this category after winning 2 matched each included Raja Shahid, Shakirullah, Irfanullah, Malik Hamza, Asadullah, Syed Nofil Kaleem and Huzaifa Abdul Rehman.
First round matched of this Men’s Singles will be played on Tuesday.
First rounds of Boys U18 and Boys U14 could not be completed due to weather conditions.Results Men’s Singles (Qualifying round): Raja Shahid beat Noman Ahmed 6-3, 6-3; Shakirullah beat Masood Malik 6-1, 6-1; Irfanullah beat Ahmed Murad 60, 6-0; Malik Hamz beat Ikramullah 6- 1, 6-0; Asadullah beat Bilal Kabir 4-6, 6-4, 6-3; Syed Nofil Kaleem beat Bilal Ahmed 6-0, 6-0; Waqas Malak beat Raja Shafaqat 6-4, 6-4 and Huzaifa Abdul Rehman beat Husnain Mehmood 6-1, 6-1.—APP