ISLAMABAD - Asian Senior Individual Squash champion Aamir Atlas Khan stunned fourth 4th seed Nafizwan Adnan 3-2 in the $25,000 Dubai Cup 2014 first round match in Dubai on Sunday.
While three other Pakistanis, Nasir Iqbal, Farhan Mehboob and Tayyab Aslam also registered victories in the first round. Aamir took a commanding 2-0 lead, but Nafizwan bounced back to make it 2-2. Aamir settled sown well to win the game 11-5. He took the second game 11-6, but lost the third 2-11 and fourth 6-11. Aamir then fought well and won the fifth and conclusive game 11-5 to win the match.
Pakistan's No 1 player Nasir Iqbal beat Mike Lewis of USA 3-1 with the score of 11-6, 11-5, 9-11 11-4. Tayyab Aslam beat compatriot Saqib Yousaf 3-1 as the score was 11-7, 3-11, 11-7, 11-9, while Farhan Mehboob took 20 minutes to overpower Paul Raw 11-6, 11-3, 11-5. Aamir will take on Tayyab in the second round match.