ISLAMABAD: Tayyab Aslam and Nasir Iqbal stayed on target for a remaining showdown as each the gamers made it to the semi-finals of $12,000 Pakistan Worldwide Squash Event with hard-fought victories right here on the Mushaf Squash Advanced Wednesday.
High seed Tayyab rallied again from one recreation all the way down to beat rising Muhammad Farhan Hashmi 7-11, 11-9, 11-5, 11-5. Hashmi displayed some thrilling squash upfront as he succeeded in matching his opponent in each definition of the sport. His fast picks helped him keep within the first recreation the place he displayed some thrilling squash to go 1-0 up within the recreation. The second recreation additionally noticed some entertaining squash with Tayyab ensuring that he put in all his efforts to maintain Hashmi’s problem away. Tayyab was examined to the restrict by the teen even within the second recreation. Hashmi conceded the second following a troublesome neck-and-neck struggle.
Tayyab nonetheless was seen enjoying his finest squash within the third and fourth video games the place he managed the higher hand.
Nasir Iqbal upset second seed Asim Khan in an attention-grabbing battle. Following an in depth first recreation that would have gone both means, Nasir picked up the momentum within the second and gained it.
Asim then fought again to take the third banking on his resolve to dwell as much as his seeding. His aggressive model and talent to play arduous squash had been evident within the third. Nonetheless, he was no means close to to his finest within the third the place Asim was seen making quite a few unforced errors.
Waqas Mehboob simply proved a bit of cake for Israr Ahmed who gained 11-3, 11-3, 11-8 in straight video games. Farhan Zaman additionally misplaced to Amaad Fareed in straight video games. Amaad gained 11-8, 11-7, 12-10.
Within the quarter-finals of $6,000 girls’s occasion, high seed Amna Fayyaz had a straightforward crusing towards Anum Mustafa Aziz 11-4, 11-5, 11-7 whereas second seed Faiza Zafar beat Rushna Mehboob 11-5, 11-5, 11-4 in straight video games.