LAHORE - Top seed No 1 Riffat Khan of ZTBL Thursday outpaced Rushna Mehboob of same department by 3-1 in women senior of the SNGPL 1st National Squash Championship 2015 here at the Punjab Squash Complex.
Riffat overpowered Rushna after a good battle. She won the first set 11-4, lost the second 8-11 and won the next two 11-7, 11-6 to book her semi-final berth against Samar Anjum.
In other matches of women senior category, Sammer routed Zahab Khan 3-0, Zoya Khalid beat Saima Shaukat 3-0 and Moqaddas Ashraf beat Amna Latif 3-0 to qualify for the semi-finals.
In men senior category, Tayyab Aslam defeated Ahsan Ayyaz 3-1, Sheikh Saqib outclassed Bilal Zakir 3-0, Asim Khan beat Waqas Mehboob 3-2 and Waqar Mehboob routed Farhan Zaman 2-0 to enter the semi-finals.
In girls’ U-19 category, Faiza Zafar, Sibgha Arshad, Aiman Liaqat and Madina Zafar qualified for semi-finals.
In boys’ U-19 category, Bilal Khan (PU) beat Ahmed Ali (PU) 3-0, Zain Ramzan (PU) beat Taimoor Ayaz (KP) 3-0, M Farhan (SNGPL) beat Umair Gul (PU) 3-1 and Mehran Javed (KP) beat Asfand Yar Khan (KP) 3-0 to advance into the semi-finals.
In boys’ U-17 category, Mansoor Zaman (KP) beat Abdul Qadir (PU) 3-1, Iqtidar Khan (KP) beat Danial Shahzab (KP) 3-0, Usmar Hassan (Wapda) beat Mubeen Khan (KP) 3-0 and Abbas Zeb (KP) beat Arslan Ramzan (PU) 3-1 to qualify for the semi-finals.