ISLAMABAD  - Top seed Nasir Iqbal, second seed Farhan Zaman and veteran Farhan Mehboob carved out victories in the first round of the 9TH DG Rangers (Sindh) National Squash Championship-2015, which started at Sindh Rangers Jahangir Khan Squash Complex North Nazimabad Karachi on Sunday.

Director General Pakistan Rangers Sindh, Major General Bilal Akbar was the chief guest at the opening ceremony, while all the top female players had a easy sailing in the second round as they face very little difficulty to dispose off their opponents in the first round.

Nasir was too good for wild card recipient Noman Khan as Pakistan’s lone top 50 player in PSA rankings made short work of Noman. Nasir won the first game 11-4, second game 11-5 and third game 11-2. Former Asian junior individual squash champion Syed Ali Mujtaba Bokhari beat Mahad Javed in three hard-fought games, 12-10, 11-8 and 11-9. Safeer Khan beat Ch Nasir Anwar 11-5, 11-2 and 11-6. Asim Khan shown the door to JK Academy player Mehran Javed 11-7, 11-9, 10-12 and 11-3, Raees Khan beat Ammad Fareed 11-9, 3-11, 11-4 and 11-3, Asif Khalil beat Shahid Hussain 11-3, 6-11, 11-4 and 11-1, Bilal Zakir beat Ali Imran 11-2, 11-1, 11-13 and 11-3, Tayyab Aslam beat Moin Rauf 11-6, 11-6 and 11-8, Farhan Mehboob beat M Naeem 12-10, 11-1, 11-6, Kashif Asif beat M Farhan 11-8, 11-7, 11-7, Zahir Shah beat Ahmed Sethi 11-0, 11-1, 11-3, Shaikh Saquib beat Babrak Khan 11-7, 11-2, 10-12, 11-9, Waqar Mehboob beat Sadam Ul Haq 11-3, 11-9, 5-11, 11-5, Abbas Shoukat beat Ibrahim Noorani 11-4, 11-6, 11-5, Zeeshan Khan beat Faraz Muhammad 7-11, 11-3, 9-11, 11-6, 11-9, 2- Farhan Zaman beat Salman Hashmi 12-10, 11-3, 11-5.

In the female first round matches, top seed Sadia Gul beat Aina Shaikh 11-6, 11-8, 11-6, Madina Zafar beat Mayral Shaikh 11-6, 11-3, 13-11, Rushana Mehboob beat Habiba Khan 11-9, 11-4, 11-4, Zahab Kamal Khan beat Uzma Naz 11-1, 11-3, 11-2,  Komal beat Neha Kamal Khan 11-4, 11-7, 11-5, Aiman Shahbaz beat Fahmina Asim 4-11, 11-6, 11-7, 11-5, Noor Ul Ain Ejaz beat Noureena Shams 11-2, 11-2, 11-1, Muqaddas Ashraf beat Alishba Ibad 11-3, 11-5, 11-0, Saima Shoukat beat Nabiha Imran 11-3, 11-3, 11-2, Noor Ul Huda beat Zainab 11-2, 11-6, 11-5, Faiza Zafar beat Tehrima Islam 11-3, 11-2, 11-3, Anam Aziz beat Bisma 11-0, 11-1, 11-0, Raffat Khan beat Irum Jehan 11-4, 11-4, 11-3, Amna Fayyaz beat Ilas Imran 11-2, 11-2, 11-7, Maira Saleem beat Sibgha Arshad 11-3, 11-9, 11-4 and Sammar Anjum beat Mehwish Ayub 11-3, 11-3, 11-4.