Aqeel, Yasir, Heera, Shahzad in tennis tourney semis

Karachi: Aqeel Khan, Yasir Khan, Heera Ashiq and Shahzad Khan cruised into the semifinals of men’s singles event in 1st Serena Hotels Open Tennis Championships 2015 at S. Dilawar Abbas PTF Tennis Complex in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Top seed Aqeel Khan thrashed Ahmed Chaudhry recording a convincing 6-3, 6-3 triumph. Aqeel will face his younger brother Yasir Khan in semifinals. Yasir dropped a set before beating Mohammad Muzammil by 6-4, 1-6, 6-1 score in quarters.

Heera Ashiq also dropped a set before beating Mohammad Abid by 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 score. He will face Shahzad Khan, who defeated Mohammad Mudasir by 6-2, 7-5 score.