Noor stuns Egypt's Ahmed in Pakistan Int'l Squash.

 
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ISLAMABAD -- Wildcard recipient Noor Zaman stunned Egyptian Ahmed Hosny 3: 1 in the first round match of the $20,000 Serena Hotels: Huawei Pakistan International Squash Tournament 2019 for men here at Mushaf Squash Complex on Sunday.

Noor Zaman, grandson of squash legend Qamar Zaamn, got wildcard for the tournament and he fully justified his selection by surprising his superior opponent in the first round match. Noor started the first game well by taking a hefty lead before Hosny staging mini: comeback to make it 9: all. But Noor then fought back well to win the game 11: 9. After playing so well, Noor allowed his opponent to play freely, who took the advantage fully and won the second game 11: 5. Noor then prevailed over his opponent to win the third game 11: 5 and won the fourth 11: 4 to complete a memorable victory. Farhan Zaman also played well against wildcard recipient Zeeshan Zeb and outperformed him 3: 1, with the scores of 11: 5, 12: 10, 11: 9

In other matches of the day, Youssef Ibrahim of Egypt got bye while Chi Him Wong of Hong Kong beat Israr Ahmad 9: 11, 11: 1, 11: 8 and 11: 6, Curtis Malik of England beat Mohammad Alsaraj of Jordon 11: 8, 12: 14, 11: 5, 13: 15, 11: 6, Asim Khan got bye, Farhan Mehboob got bye, Amaad Fareed beat Darren Rahul Pragasam of Malaysia 11: 2, 8: 11, 11: 1, 11: 8, Mazen Gamal of Egypt and Tayyab Aslam got byes.

Yahya Elnawasany of Egypt beat Aqeel Rehman of Austria 9: 11, 11: 3, 11: 8, 9: 11, 11: 3, Tsz Kwan Lau of Hong Kong and Rui Soares of Portugal got byes, Yannik Omlor of Germany beat Khaled Labib of Egypt 11: 9, 8: 11, 11: 7, 11: 7, Tang Ming...

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