Abubakar lifts ATF Ranking Tennis title
07 October, 2022
LAHORE-Wapda’s Abubakar Talha had to struggle hard to beat spirited Amir Muhammad Khan Mazari (Aitchison) in a thrilling final to clinch boys’ singles title in the Mid Court Athletes Unraveled ATF Ranking Tennis Championships U-14 Leg-1 at Pakistan Tennis Federation Complex, Islamabad on Thursday.
Both the players played well against each other and fought till the end, but it was Abubakar, who held his nerves and overcame Amir, student of renowned coach Rashid Malik, by 7-5, 6-4 for title. In ATF U-14 boys singles 3/4 position match, Zohaib Afzal Malik (SA Gardens) thrashed Samer Zaman 6-0, 6-0 while for 5/6 position, Ali Zain beat Hassan Usmani 6-1, 6-3.
Besides others, tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi witnessed the well-fought final. Aisam also interacted with the young players and appreciated their play. He gave a pep talk to them to further motivate them to improve their techniques based on modern tennis.