Karachi: Aqeel Khan, Yasir Khan, Muhammad Abid, Usman Rafiq, Ahmed Ch., Usman Ejaz, Faizan Khurram and Muhammad Mudassir moved into the quarterfinals by winning their respective matches in the men’s singles event in the 3rd Syed Tajammul Abbas Memorial Tennis Championship 2013 at S. Dilawar Abbas PTF Tennis Complex in Islamabad.
Faizan Khurram from Lahore made the major upset of the tournament when he eliminated seventh seed Sanaullah Khan of Peshawar in straight sets by 61, 64 score.
He will face second seed Yasir Khan in the quarterfinal. Yasir Khan eliminated Hamza Bin Asif by 64, 62 score.
Top ranked junior Muhammad Mudassir was also in good form and won his match against eighth seed Malik Abdul Rehman in straight sets by 61, 64 score.
All the other seeded players registered straight set victories. Favorite Aqeel Khan will face M. Mudassir. Meanwhile, M. Abid will take on Usman Rafiq and Ahmed Chaudhry will clash with Usman Ejaz in the quarterfinals.