LAHORE – The 1st Servis Lahore Open Tennis Tournament reached semi-finals stage here at the PLTA Complex Bagh-e-Jinnah. 

In the men’s singles quarter-finals, Munir Ashiq played superb tennis and crushed Saif Ali in straight sets 6-0, 6-0. Heera Ashiq edged out Aayyaz Khan 6-3, 6-2, M Abid thrashed Saad Mubarik 6-0, 6-0 and Ahmad Baber defeated Usman Rafiq 75, 7-5 to advance the semi-finals of the event.    –Staff Reporter

In the ladies singles quarter-finals, 14-year-old Noor Malik, who is daughter of national coach Rashid Malik, lost a very close match to Zargul from Rahim Yar Khan with scores 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Mahnoor first outclassed Farheen 6-0, 6-0 then outpaced Esha Jawad 6-0, 6-3 while Khunsha Baber thrashed Maryam Mirza 6-0, 6-0.