Sports: Tennis: Hamza clinches tennis tourney title

Karachi: Malik Hamza overpowered Fahad Khan in the summit clash of men’s singles event in Abdul Majeed Trophy Ranking Tennis Championship, which concluded here at Union Club.

Malik Hamza was in fine touch in the final and recorded a convincing 6-2, 6-4 triumph against Fahad Khan to annex the title to his name.

Shahzil Malik also recorded a straight set 6-4, 7-5 victory against Rayyan Jawwad to claim the title of U-13 singles event.

In U-15 singles climax, Mohammad Raza Sawani trounced Mohammad Noman Aftab registering a formidable 6-2, 6-2 win.

Mohammad Raza Sawani also clinched U-17 singles title after thrashing Asad Khan in the final registering an impressive 6-3, 6-1 victory.

Altaf Hussain, former national champion and Asian Games silver medalist was the chief guest during the closing ceremony of the tournament. Others present on the occasion were former Davis Cupper Ismail Majeed, Zakaria Majeed, Naheed Lakhani, Mohammad Khalid Rehmani and Shakil Aslam.

Results:

Men’s singles final:

Malik Hamza bt Fahad Khan 6-2, 6-4

U-13 singles final:

Shahzil Malik bt Rayyan Jawwad 6-4, 7-5

U-15 singles final:

Mohammad Raza Sawani bt Mohammad Noman Aftab 6-2, 6-2

U-17 singles final:

Mohammad Raza Sawani bt Asad Khan 6-3, 6-1

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