Karachi: Karachi based top seed Aqeel Khan, his second seeded brother Yasir Khan, Ahmed Chaudhry, Muhammad Abid secured their respective places in the semifinals of 28th Federal Cup National Ranking Tennis Championship after winning in their respective quarterfinal matches on Monday at S. Dilawar Abbas PTF Tennis Complex in Islamabad.
Top seed Aqeel Khan eliminated his younger brother Jalil Khan recording a straight set 64, 64 victories.
Meanwhile, seventh seeded Ahmed Chaudhry secured an unexpected place in the pre-finals after beating Usman Ijaz registering a convincing 61, 62 victory.
Second seed Yasir Khan confirmed his presence in the semifinals after dispatching Usman Rafique recording a formidable 62, 62 triumph.
Muhammad Abid completed the semifinal lineup after thrashing Shahzad Khan by 63, 63 score.
In the Boy’s U18 singles event favorite Muhammad Mudassar, Mian Bilal, Syed Nofil Kaleem and Arham Atique qualified for the semifinals.