Essa Lab wins the Men’s and Women’s Team Title by defeating Islamia Club

Karachi-Pakistan, Jan 27, 2012: essa lab, Sulman Saleem an upcoming junior of Islamia club created the biggest upset of the tournament beating top seed Kamran Sarrang also of Islamia Club in the Men’s Singles Ranking event 3-1. Farah Ilyas of Islamia Club wins Girls Junior Singles under 18 title beating Abeera Ali (National Junior Singles Under 18 Champion) of Sindh Sports Complex.

In the Men’s Team event Essa Lab having the services of top senior players of Karachi faced little resistance from their young opponents. In the first match between National Junior under 18 champion Tabish Khurshid of Islamia club and Atta Abbas of Essa Lab, Tabish did show a bit of his aggressive game and won the first game and was leading in the third game 9-4, but then Atta a very seasoned player totally slowed him down by making short returns and attacking on every chance he got and won the match 3-1.

Best match of the final was between cousins Mohsin Raza of Essa Lab and Mohammad Muzummil of Islamia Club, the match was full of long rallies and both players thoroughly entertained the spectators, but Mohsin the no. 1 ranked player of Karachi overcame the strong resistance and won the match 3-2.

Third match between Kamran Sarang of Islamia Club and veteran Nadir Sohail of Essa Lab turned out to be a one sided match, Kamran won the match 3-0. In the fourth match Mohsin showed his class and totally out classed tabish and won the match 3-0.

In the first match of the Women’s Team event final Junior International Maliha Khursheed who had lost to Tayyaba Sulman of Islamia Club a day earlier took the revenge and won the match after a very hard fight 3-2. Junior International Farah Ilyas of Islamia Club easily beat Marium of Essa Lab 3-0.

The doubles match turned out to be the turning point in which Maliha Khursheed and marium totally surprised the pair of Farah and Tayyaba, they displayed an excellent understanding and played very well and won the match 3-1. In the fourth match Maliha of essa lab was totally in control against Farah and won the match 3-0.

Men’s Team Event Final

Essa Lab “A” bt Islamia Club “A”(3-1)

Atta Abbas bt Tabish Khursheed (3-1) 6-11, 11-4, 11-9, 11-5

Mohsin Raza bt Muzamil (3-2) 11-7, 6-11, 9-11, 13-11, 11-5

Nadir Sohail lost Kamran Sarang (0-3) 7-11, 5-11, 6-11

Mohsin Raza bt Tabish Khursheed (3-0) 11-5, 11-9, 11-7

Women’s Team Event Final

Essa Lab bt Islamia Club (3-1)

Maliha Khursheed bt Tayyaba Sulman (3-2) 9-11, 11-6, 11-9-7, 11, 11-5

Marium lost Farah Ilyas (0-3) 6-117-11, 9-11

Maliha Khursheed & Marium bt Tayyaba Sulman & Farah Ilyas(3-1) 11-4,8-11,11-4,11-9

Maliha Khursheed bt Farah Ilyas (3-0) 11-9, 11-8, 11-8

Men’s Singles Pre Quarters

Kamran Sarang (Islamia Club) bt Zafar Khan (Hassanabad Club) (3-0) 11-7, 11-4, 11-8

Salman Saleem (Amroha Club) bt Bilal Afridi (Sun Set Club) (3-2) 11-6, 8-11, 8-11, 11-9, 11-7

Nazar Kazmi (Khokar Club) bt Saad Riaz (Agha Khan Gymkhana) (3-1) 12-14, 11-5, 11-2, 11-5

Muzamil(Islamia Club) bt Mehmood Shekhani( Karachi Club) (3-0) 11-8, 15-13, 11-3

Tabish Khursheed (Islamia Club) bt Syed Talha (Creak Club) (3-0) 11-8, 11-4, 11-7

Bilal Tariq (Islamia Club) bt Raheel Saleem (Essa Lab) (3-2) 11-13, 11-9, 11-8, 8-11, 11-8

Asim Hussain(Hassanabad Club) bt Ans Ali (Sun Set Club) (3-2) 11-6, 11-8, 8-11, 12-14, 11-4

Salman Shahid (Sun Set Club) bt Mateen Shekhani (Karachi Club) (3-0) 11-6, 13-11, 11-6

Men’s Singles Quarters Finals

Salman Saleem (Amroha Club) bt Kamran Sarang (Islamia Club) (3-1) 10-12, 11-9, 11-9, 11-8

Muzamil(Islamia Club) bt Nazar Kazmi (Khokar Club) (3-0) 11-6, 11-5, 11-6

Tabish Khursheed (Islamia Club) bt Bilal Tariq (Islamia Club) (3-0) 11-7, 11-7, 11-8

Salman Shahid (Sun Set Club) bt Asim Hussain (Hassanabad Club) (3-2) 11-7, 4-11, 6-11, 11-5, 11-7

Junior Girls Singles Final (U-18)

Farah Ilyas (Islamia Club) bt Abeera Ali (Sindh Sports Board Complex) (3-2) 11-9, 6-11, 4-11, 11-6, 11-9.

Girls Cadit Singles Final (U-15)

Nimra Baig (Jamia Millia School ) bt Haleema Ali (Sindh Sports Board Complex)(3-2)11-9,3-11,5-11,11-6,11-6.

Girls Colt Singles Final (U-12)

Minal Ahmed (Shah Willayat School) bt Ruhma Gull (Islamia Club) (3-0) 11-4, 12-10, 11-9.

Boys Colt Singles Semi Final (U-12)

Muqeet Fareed (Salawat Club) bt M. Sohail (Islamia Club) (3-1) 11-6, 11-8, 8-11, 11-5

Mehdi Raza (Islamia Club) bt Hamza Godil (Sun Set Club) (3-0) 13-11, 17-15, 11-5

Boys Colt Singles Final (U-12)

Mehdi Raza (Islamia Club) bt Muqeet Fareed (Salawat School) (3-0) 11-7, 11-7, 12-10.

Girls Colt Doubles Final (U-12)

Haleema & Ruhma (Islamia Club) bt Minal Ahmed & Faiza Yousuf (Shah Willayat School) (3-0) 14-12, 11-7, 11-8

Boys Colt Doubles Semi Final (U-12)

Owais & Haider (Shah Willayat School) bt Hamza & Bilal (Sun Set Club) (3-0) 11-8, 11-9, 11-8

Mehdi Raza& Ali Raza (Islamia Club) bt Fahad Ali & Aqeel Abbas (Shah Willayat School) (3-1)10-12,11-5,11-4,11-5

Boys Colt Doubles Final (U-12)

Mehdi Raza& Ali Raza (Islamia Club) bt Owais & Haider (Shah Willayat School) (3-0) 11-3,11-4,17-15

Girls Cadit Doubles Semi Final (U-15)

Haleem Ali & Nimra Faiq(Jamia Millia School ) bt Faiza Yousuf & Minal Ahmed(Shah Willayat School)(3-0) 11-7,11-5,14-12

Ruhma & Marium (Islamia Club) bt Resmhah & Mishal (Nasra School) (3-0) 11-8,11-9,11-7

Girls Cadit Doubles Final (U-15)

Haleem Ali & Nimra Faiq(Jamia Millia School ) bt Ruhma & Marium (Islamia Club) (3-0) 11-8,11-9,11-8.

Boys Cadit Doubles Quarter Finals (U-15)

Hasan Omer & S.M.Hamza(Creak Club) bt Jaffar Abbas & Shanin Iqbal (Shah Willayat School) (3-0) 11-6,11-3,11-2

Hamza & Owais (Sun Set Club) bt Saqib & Shoaib (Islamia Club) ) (3-1) 9-11,11-6,11-0,11-1

Shyan & Faizan (Shah Willayat School) bt Mehdi Raza & Mehdi Azhar(Islamia Club) (3-0) 11-9,11-9,11-7

Abdul Ghaffar & Ishaq Shakhani( Karachi Club) bt Talat & Daniyal(Shah Willayat School) (3-0) 11-7,11-6,11-7

Boys Cadit Doubles Semi Finals (U-15)

Hasan Omer & S.M.Hamza(Creak Club) bt Hamza & Owais (Sun Set Club) (3-0) 11-6,11-6,11-5

Abdul Ghaffar & Ishaq Shakhani( Karachi Club) bt Shyan & Faizan (Shah Willayat School) (3-0) 11-4,11-9,11-6

Boys Cadit Doubles Final (U-15)

Abdul Ghaffar & Ishaq Shakhani( Karachi Club) bt Hasan Omer & S.M.Hamza(Creak Club) (3-0) 11-5,11-6,13-11

Boys Cadit Singles Quarter Finals (U-15)

Owais Ahmed (Sun Set Club) bt Emad Najam (Sun Set Club) (3-0) 11-5,11-4,11-9

Ishaq Shakhani( Karachi Club) bt Hatim Ali (Habib Public School) (3-0) 11-6,11-9,11-9

Abdul Ghaffar( Karachi Club) bt Nabeel (Creak Club) (3-0) 11-7,11-2,11-3

Hasan Omer(Creak Club) bt S.M.Hamza(Creak Club) (3-1) 11-6,5-11,11-6,11-9

Boys Cadit Singles Semi Finals (U-15)

Ishaq Shakhani( Karachi Club) bt Owais Ahmed (Sun Set Club) (3-0) 11-2,11-4,11-7

Hasan Omer(Creak Club) bt Abdul Ghaffar( Karachi Club)(3-2) 11-7,7-11,11-8,9-11,11-9

Boys Cadit Singles Final (U-15)

Hasan Omer(Creak Club) bt Ishaq Shakhani( Karachi Club) (3-0) 11-7,11-9,11-6

Junior Boys Singles Pre Quarter Finals (U-18)

Aahil Shah (Islamia Club) bt Ali Raza ( Karachi Club) (3-0) 11-5,12-10,11-7

Hassan Omar (Creak Club) bt Abdul Ghaffar (Karachi Club) (3-0) 11-2, 11-3, 11-7

Ali Kanji (Agha Khan Gymkhana) bt Muhammad Ali (Islamia Club) (3-0) 11-2, 11-5, 13-11

Salman Saleem (Islamia Club) bt Arbal Bohjani (Salawat Club) (3-0) 11-5, 11-3, 11-7

Ans Ali (Sun Set Club) bt Nabeel (Creak Club) (3-0) 11-4, 11-5, 11-3

Adeel Nasir (Karachi Club) bt Ishaq Shekhani( Karachi Club) (3-0) 11-7,11-7,11-6

Hamail Rizvi(Sindh Sports Board Complex) bt Hussain Lanewala(Karachi Club) (3-1) 11-6,10-12,11-4,11-4

Tabish Khursheed (Islamia Club) bt Faizan Ahmed (Shah Willyat School) (3-0) 11-7, 11-8, 11-6

Junior Boys Singles Quarter Finals (U-18)

Aahil Shah (Islamia Club) bt Hassa Ali Kanji (Agha Khan Gymkhana) n Omar (Creak Club) (3-1) 11-2, 3-11, 11-7, 11-9

Salman Saleem (Islamia Club) bt Ali Kanji (Agha Khan Gymkhana) (3-0) 11-5, 11-3, 11-3

Ans Ali (Sun Set Club) bt Adeel Nasir (Karachi Club) (3-0) 11-6, 11-3, 11-7

Tabish Khursheed (Islamia Club) bt Hamail Rizvi(Sindh Sports Board Complex) (3-0) 12-10,11-6,11-6.

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