1st PPL PTF trophy championship started - Pakistan News Digest

1st PPL PTF trophy championship started

Islamabad: First ever PPL Pakistan Tennis Federation PTF Trophy championship commenced on Tuesday at Pakistan tennis complex Islamabad.

The championship was inaugurated by Justice Ch. Ejaz Yousaf former Chief Justice Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan and President Balochistan Tennis Association who congratulated the PTF Administration for taking this initiative and organizing this mega event thereby affording an opportunity to players belonging to affiliated units to compete at the National level and improve their game.

Wapda, Punjab, HEC and Pakistan Air Force team won their respective matches on the opening day. In group A Wapda defeated Pakistan senior team by 30, Jaleel khan beat Gul Hameed in straight sets while Yasir khan won his match against Mehboob Khan.

In doubles pair of Yasir and Shahzad got the better of Justice Ejaz Yousaf and Mehboob khan 64,62. In group B Punjab beat international club by 30. In the first single Hira Ashiq of Punjab proved too good for Sadanul Haq of IC and won his encounter in straight sets 62,61.Khurram Nazir of Punjab Doubled the lead by wining second single from Asad Abdul Shakoor in straight sets 62,63.In Doubles Khurram Nazir and Ahmed Baber OF Punjab beat Asad and Sadan 64,60.

In Group C, Pakistan Air Force won their match against Sindh by 30. Sanaullah top player from PAF beat Abdur Rehman from Sindh easily at 62,60. In the second match Shahzad of PAF won his match against Malik Hamza at the score of 61,61. Pakistan Air force maintained the pressure in the Double also and won the match in straight sets against Abdur Rehman and Malik Hamza 62, 61.

In Group D, HEC crushed Khyber Pakhtunkhawa by 30. Usman Ejaz of HEC build the winning lead for his team by winning his match against Rashid Khan by playing power full game from the base line at the score of 62,64. Saad Mubarik of HEC beat Ejaz Khan in another straight set match 63, 60. In Doubles Hassan Riaz and Saad Mubarik beat Shaheen Mehmood and Shakirullah in straight sets. HEC will face Balochistan in their next match tomorrow.


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