ISLAMABAD - Farhan Zaman survived a scare before making it to the quarterfinals of the 11TH DG Rangers Open Squash Championship 2017 as he edged out Mehran Javed 3-1 in the second round match played at the DG Rangers Jahangir Khan squash complex Wednesday.

Farhan won the encounter 7-11, 11-5, 11-7 and 16-14. Sixth seed Amaad Fareed beat Waqas Mehboob 3-1, winning 12-10, 2-11, 14-12 and 11-5. Zahir Shah beat Bilal Zakir 3-1, 11-2, 11-3, 6-11 and 19-17. Syed Ali Mujtaba Bukhari ousted second seed Ahsan Ayaz 3-2, winning 12-10, 5-11,11-13,11-9 and 11-5. Asim Khan beat Faraz Muhammad 3-0, winning 12-10,11-6 and 11-8 . Shahjhan Khan beat Kashif Asif 3-1, 4-11, 11-9,11-3 and 11-5. Israr Ahmed beat Salman Saleem 3-1, 11-8,12-10,7-11 and 11-4. Tayyab Aslam beat Noman Khan 3-2, 11-7,11-13, 5-11,11-7 and 11-3.

In women’s round two, top seed Sadia Gul, Rushna Mehboob, Noor ul Huda, Faiza Zafar, Zoya Khalid, Madina Zafar, Zahab K Khan and Amna Fayyaz won their matches to advance.