ISLAMABAD-Farhan Zaman and Farhan Mehboob carved out contrasting victories in the pre-quarterfinals of the 10th DG Rangers Sindh National Squash Championship 2016, played at Roshan Khan Jahangir Khan Squash Complex on Monday.

Farhan Zaman survived a close scare before beating Asif Khalil 3-1. Zaman lost the first game 6-11, but he bounced back in style to win next three games 11-5, 11-5, 11-8. Waqar Mehboob beat Saddamul Haq 10-12, 11-1, retired, Israr Ahmed beat Zeeshan Khan 11-9, 11-3, 11-6, Asim Khan beat Ismail Rauf 9-11, 12-10, 11-9, 12-10, Farhan Mehboob thrashed Ammad Fareed 11-8, 11-5, 11-5, Fraz Ahmed beat Noman Khan 9-11, 11-9, 5-11, 11-7, 11-5, Ahsan Ayyaz beat Basit Sammad 11-5, 11-5, 7-11, 11-8, Tayyab Aslam beat Balil Zakir 11-9, 7-3 (retired).

In ladies matches, Zahab Khan beat Iqra Butt 11-2, 11-1, 11-4, Bushra Khalid beat Noorina Shams 11-7, 11-6, 11-1, Madina Zafar made huge upset as she ousted former top player Roshna Mehboob 11-4, 11-6, 11-8, while Sammer Anjum easily beat injured Riffat Khan 11-2 (retired).

In boys’ U-17: Saad Abdullah beat Saifullah 4-11, 11-6, 11-7 , 8-11, 11-7, Hamid Habib beat Abdullah 11-9, 13-11, 11-7, Talha Alam beat Muhammad Ahsan 11-7, 11-2, (retired), Zeeshan Zeb beat Anis ur Rehman 11-9, 11-0, 11-8, Uzair Raseed beat Oan Abbass 9-11, 11-4, 11-3, 11-7, Junaid Khan beat Usama Zafar 11-7, 11-4, 11-7, Haris Qasim beat Bilal Islam 11-4, 11-5, 11-5, Naveed ur Rehman beat Zeeshan Malik 11-9, 11-2, 6-11, 14-12.

In boys’ U-15: Uzair Shukat beat Iqtsam Riaz 11-8, 11-8, 11-8, Ahmed Hassan beat Bilal Khan 11-6, 11-4, 11-4, Farhan Hashmi beat Ammad Ahmed 8-11, 11-4, 11-3, 11-2, Humza Sharif beat Hammad (11-9, 8-11, 5-11, 11-5, 11-6, Saqib Iqbal beat Usman Allauddin 11-6, 11-7, 11-8, Rafi Khan beat Hammad Khan 11-5, 4-11, 12-10, 11-4, Ali Sher beat Zergham Khan (KP) 11-5, 11-6, 11-9, Rashid Dulat beat Ubaid Ullah 11-5, 11-5, 11-8.

In boys’ U-13:  M Ammad beat Noor Zaman 11-9, 12-10, 10-12, 11-8, Ashab Irfan beat Saad 11-5, 11-5, 12-10, Fawad Hussain beat Mubashir Ali 11-2, 11-4, 11-5, Waleed Khalil beat Afaq Khan 11-6, 11-9, 11-9. In boys’ U-11: Humza beat Ammar Ali 11-4, 11-5, 11-1, Ahad Shukat beat Humam Ejaz 11-8, 11-8, 9-11, 6-11, 11-4.

Abdul Rasheed beat Zohaib Khan 11-3, 11-1, 11-3, Abbass Nawaz beat Mustafa Asghar 11-9, 6-11, 11-4, 11-3, Mutahir Ali Shah beat Khaqan Malik 11-2, 11-9, 13-15, 11-5, M Khan beat Huzaifa Shahi 11-7, 9-11, 11-7, 11-7, Meer Fayyaz beat Majid Ahmed 11-1, 11-1, 11-0, Usman Nadeem beat Abdul Basit 11-3, 11-2, 11-1.

In girls’ U-19: Noor Huda bye, Tayyaba Abbass beat Shafaq Ch 11-6, 11-2, 11-5, Komal beat Arzoo Khan 11-0, 11-1, 11-1, Kainat beat Tamana Ali 11-2, 11-2, 11-2, Maira Saleem beat Maira Shehzad 11-2, 11-3, 11-2, Aiman Shehbaz beat Bushra Afridi 11-0, 11-0, 11-3, Unaiza Nasir beat Sundal 11-2, 11-2, 11-4, Mairal Shaikh bye.

In girls’ U-15: Aman Fayyaz beat Sulaiya C. 11-1, 11-4, 11-2, Mehwish w/o Maha Khan, Ilsa Imran beat Huraira Naz 11-6, 11-3, 11-1, Uzma Naz w/o Musfira Waqas, Zainab beat Laiba Ejaz 11-8, 12-10, 11-6.