Karachi – Exciting matches were seen on Wednesday in Subh-e-Nau National Tennis Championships now in progress here at City Sports Complex Tennis Courts.

Heera Ashiq of Lahore started his journey on a winning note against Fahad Masood in first round match of men’s singles.

Haseeb Yaqoob of Islamabad fought well to qualify for next round of men’s singles against Ali Murad from Lahore. Ali, who won first set after a close contest, could not repeat his performance in next two sets. Ahmed Ch also advanced after defeating Malik Abdul Rehman.

Others who qualified for second round of men’s Singles included Jibran-ul-Haq, Waqas Malik and Talha Zubair. Aqeel Khan, Yasir Khan, Jaleel Khan, Nomi Qamar and Zohair Raza will play their first round matches on Thursday. Nazif Ahmed defeated Bilal Imran Lohya in a match of boys U-14. Kinza Ghanchi of U-11 won her first encounter against M Hamza after a good show.