ISLAMABAD -- A total number of 36 matches were played on the 3rd day of the 5th Begum Kulsum Saifullah Khan National Ranking Tennis Tournament 2020 here at PTF Complex.
In a major upset, promising unseeded junior Muhammad Shoaib beat 3rd seed Shahzad Khan 6-4,6-4 in a close contest.
Unseeded Barkatullah upset 7th seeded Ahmed Choudhary in a 3 set match 6-4,4-6,6-1.
In the women's singles, Mahin Aftab comfortably brushed aside Meheq Khokhar 6-1,6-1. The quarterfinals would be played on Friday.
Men's Singles Matches (2nd Round) Mudassir Murtaza beat Nalian Abbas 6-0,6-1, Yousaf Khalil beat Shahid Afridi 6-2,6-2, Muzammil Murtaza beat Imran Bhatti 6-2,6-2, Aqeel Khan beat Ejaz Khan 6-4,6-4,M.Abid beat Ahmed Baber 6-4,6-4, Heera Asique beat Mian Bilal 6-2,5-7,6-1, Shoaib beat Shahzad Khan 6-4,6-4, Barkat ullah beat Ahmed Chudhary 6-4,4-6,6-1.
Men's Doubles: Mian Bilal, Imran Bhatti beat Ibrahim Omer, Ahmed Kamil 6-2,7-5; Heera Ashique, Yousaf Khalil beat Shahzad Khan Usman Ejaz 6-2,6-4; Abbas Khan, Shakir Ullah w/o Shaheen Mehmood, Shahid Afridi.
Ladies Single (1st Round): Mahin Aftab beat Krisztina Jekel 6-0,6-0; Noor Malik beat Sheeza Sajid 6-0,6-0; Meheq Khokhar beat Adila Miron 6-0,6-0; Mahvish Chistie beat Azeena Aleem 6-0,6-0; Mariam Mirza beat Sabina Ahmed 6-1,6-1; Saher Aleem beat Mahnoor Sohail 6-2,6-0.
Ladies Single (Quarter Final): Mahin Aftab beat Meheq Khokhar 6-1,6-1, Sarah Mahboob beat Saher Aleem 6-0,6-0, Noor Malik beat Mariam Mirza 6-2,6-0.