Iqtedar stuns Mansoor in squash tourney

Karachi: Unseeded Iqtedar Khan pulled an impressive upset against second seed Mansoor Zaman U17 quarterfinals of Kazim Anwar ADHD Trust (KAAT) “Champion Hunt Initiative Program for Squash” Tournament here Tuesday at Pakistan Navy Roshan Khan Jahangir Khan Squash Complex.

A tough battle was fought between Iqtedar and Mansoor as the match was decided after marathon five-set encounter. Iqtedar eventually prevailed recording an 11-9, 5-11, 11-4, 7-11, 11-6 victory to secure an unexpected place in semifinals.

Meanwhile, favorite Mehran Javed dropped a set against unseeded Ali Kramat before registering a 12-10, 7-11, 11-9, 11-3 win.

Usmar Hassan found little resistance from Fawad Khalil and won the quarterfinal match convincingly by 11-7, 11-8, 11-2 score.

Third Arslan Ramzan sent Abdul Qadir packing for home beating him by 11-7, 11-6, 8-11, 11-4 score to confirm his place in last-four.

Quarterfinal Results:

Boys U17:

(1) Mehran Javed (PAF) bt Ali Kramat (PAF) 12-10, 7-11, 11-9, 11-3

Usmar Hassan (Punjab) bt Fawad Khalil (KPK) 11-7, 11-8, 11-2

(3) Arslan Ramzan (Punjab) bt Abdul Qadir (Punjab) 11-7, 11-6, 8-11, 11-4

Iqtedar Khan (PAF) bt (2) Mansoor Zaman (PAF) 11-9, 5-11, 11-4, 7-11, 11-6

Boys U15:

(1) Abbas Zaib (PAF) bt (Q) Mohammad Hammad (Punjab) 11-2, 11-6, 11-9

(Q) Oan Abbas (Punjab) bt Kashif Rasheed (KPK) 5-11, 11-9, 6-11, 8-11

Zeeshan Zaib (KPK) bt (4) Talha Allam (Sindh) 11-8, 11-6, 6-11, 12-10

(2) Zeeshan Gul (PAF) bt Haris Qasim (Punjab) 11-5, 11-8, 11-8

Boys U13:

(1) Zeeshan Malik (PAF) bt Usman Allauddin (Punjab) 11-7, 11-7, 11-5

(4) Mavia Hussain (PAF) bt Ibtisam Riaz (Punjab) 12-10, 11-9, 11-6

(3) Humza Sharif (KPK) bt Rashid Dulat(PAF) 13-11, 8-11, 11-7, 9-11, 11-6

(2) Uzair Shukat (PAF) bt Ahmed Hassan (KPK) 10-12, 11-3, 11-4, 11-7

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