ISLAMABAD - Pakistan young guns Syed Nofil Kaleem Imam and Abdal Haider lost their respective singles semi-finals against their opponents in the Qatar Asian Under-14 Tennis Tournament.

This was revealed by Kamran Khalil head coach of Pakistan U-14 team in an exclusive talk with The Nation from Doha.

He r said that there is still a ray of hope left for the pair as they won their doubles quarterfinal and move in to the semi-finals of the event and will be in action today.

In the first semi-final played between Pakistan number 1 Syed Nofil Kaleem Imam and Faraiz of UAE, Nofil lost in straight sets. In the second semi-final Abdal Haider lost to his Indian opponent in straight sets by 6-7 and t 6-2.