Raza, Vinod to contest tennis tourney final

Karachi: Raza Sawani and Vinod Das won their respective semifinal matches and cruised into the summit clash of men’s singles event of 3rd Indus Pharma Open National Ranking Tennis Championship here Wednesday at Karachi Club.

In the first semifinal clash, Raza thrashed Farhan Altaf registering a convincing 6-2, 6-0 victory.

Meanwhile, Vinod faced stiff resistance from his semifinal opponent Zaid Noor in the first round before recording a straight-set 7-5, 6-2 triumph.

Results:

Men’s singles quarterfinals:

Farhan Altaf bt Saad Iqbal 6-0,6-0

Vinor Das bt Jahangeer Khaliq 6-1,6-1

Men’s singles semifinals:

Raza Sawani bt Farhan Altaf 6-2,6-0

Vinod Das bt Zaid Noor 7-5,6-2

U-16 Juniors semifinal:

Zubair Raja bt Shabbir Mohammad 6-3,6-3

U-14 semifinals:

Houd Azhar bt Shahzil Malik 6-3,6-2

Amin Shafi bt Mohammad Dada 6-3,6-3

U-12 Semifinals:

Mohammad Yahya bt Ibrahim Khan 8-4

Abdullah Khan bt Ghufran Faiz 8-4

U-10 Semifinals:

Ashar Azfar bt Yousuf Haleem 8-4

Ibrahim Noman bt Zain Ehtesham 8-7

U-18 juniors semifinal:

Raza Sawani bt Nauman Aftab 6-2,6-3

Girls U-18 semifinal:

Hania Naveed bt Saheba Jamal 6-0,6-0

Special players final:

Winner: Asif Qayyum (Special Olympian)

Runner-up Asadullah