Zohair, Adil in UBL Tennis final


Syed Zohair Raza and Adil Kohari advanced to the final of the Junior U-18 events in the semi finals of UBL International Hard Court Tennis Championship at Karachi Gymkhana courts.
Third seed Syed Zohair Raza made the major upset of the tournament when he eliminated top seed Muhammad Muddasir of Multan without conceding a singles game 6-0, 6-0. Muddasir made numbers of unforced errors and most of his returns went out or in the nets. Syed Zohair will face Adil Kohari who won the best match of the tournament against Ahmed Chaurdary in thrilling three set match.
Top seed Syed Nofil Kaleem won the under-14 title when he eliminated Dawar Rehan of Karachi in straight set 6-3, 6-1. will participate in ATF under-14 championship at Qatar from December 24 played.
In the men’s singles event M. Mushtaq Abid from Lahore caused the major upset of the tournament when he beat second seed Yasir Khan of Karachi in a well contested match.
Men’s singles – semi-final matches
Aqeel Khan beat Thangarjah Dinsehkant (SRI) 6-1, 6-2. M. Abid Mushtaq beat Yasir Khan 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.
Junior U-18 Singles – semi-finals: Syed Zohair Raza beat Muhammmad Muddasir,6-0,6-0. Adil Kohari beat Ahmed Chaudhary 2-6,6-4.7-5.
Boys U-14 Singles –final: Syed Nofil Kaleem beat Dawar Rehan 6-3, 6-1.
Ladies single semi-final: Maheen Dada beat Hania Naveed 6-1, 6-1. Saba Aziz beat Hasindhi Lokuge 6-1, 6-2.