LAHORE - Top seeds advanced in the McDonald’s Junior National Ranking Tennis Championship 2019 men’s singles and under-18 here at Punjab Lawn Tennis Academy (PLTA) courts on Friday.

In the men’s singles pre-quarterfinals, M Abid beat Osama Khan 6-0, 6-1, Imran Bhatti beat Salma Ayaz 6-4, 6-0, Main Bilal beat Zayrab Pirzada 6-2, 6-4, Ahmad Kamil beat Rana Humayun 6-0, 6-2, Hassan Riaz beat Fahad Ali 7-5, 6-3 and Heera Ashiq beat Imtiaz Riaz 6-1, 6-1.

In u-18 category, Faizan Fayyaz beat Hamza Jawad 6-0, 6-2, Hashesh Kumar beat Khizer 6-2, 6-2, Nalain Abbas beat Inam Arif 6-1, 6-2, Mahatir beat M Talha Khan 6-0, 6-1, Osama Khan beat Hassan Ali 6-2, 6-4 and M Huzaifa beat Bilal Asim 6-4, 6-1.

In u-12 category, M Shaees beat Afaf Suleman 4-0, 4-0, Omer Jawad beat Abdur Rehman 4-0, 4-0, Hamza Ali Rizwan beat Yashar Tarar 4-0, 4-0, Hania Minhas beat Abdullah Pirzada 4-1, 4-2, Zohaob Afzal beat Saliha Zeeshan 4-0, 4-1, Ismail Aftab beat Abdullah Yousaf 4-1, 4-1, Xeerak Mustafa beat Rafay Ataullah 4-0, 4-1, Harris Bajwa beat Musa Nisar 4-1, 4-1.

McDonald’s Country Operation Head Amir Malik inaugurated the prestigious event while McDonald’s Assistant Marketing Manager Fahad Ali, PLTA Secretary Rashid Malik, Tournament Coordinator Mr Naseeb, National Coordinator Junior Tennis Hamid Niaz, players and their families were also present on the occasion.