Ibrahim advances into tennis tourney final

Karachi: Top seed Ibrahim Iltifat thrashed Dawar Rehan in straight sets recording a 6-1, 6-3 victory in semifinals of U-18 singles event in PTF Development Series National Juniors Tennis Ranking Championship here Monday at Union Club Tennis Courts.

In U-16 singles event semifinals, Hassan Farooq trounced Rida by 6-1, 6-2 score while Amin Shafi dispatched Noor-e-Mustafa by 6-4, 1-6, 10-6 score after a thrilling encounter.

In U-14 singles event semifinal match, Osama Khan thrashed Farzan Ahmed by 6-3, 7-5 score.

In men’s singles semifinals, Ibrahim Iltifat dropped a set before beating Nazif Ahmed by 7-5, 4-6, 10-6 score. In the final, he will face Fahad Khan, who defeated Aqeel Shabir by 6-2, 6-3 score.

In U-12 event semifinal match, Farzan Ahmed overpowered Mohammad Farooq Atiq by 8-2 score.