LAHORE - The DCO Lahore National Squash Cup 2016 was inaugurated by District Coordination Officer (DCO) Lahore Captain (R) M Usman Younis here at Squash Complex on Thursday.

The DCO Lahore was chief guest at the inauguration ceremony while all the participating male and female players, Punjab Squash Association (PSA) vp admin Rana Tariq, Lahore District Squash Association (LDSA) secretary Mamoon Khan, DO Sports Qasier Nadeem, DSO Tanveer Shah, former squash legend Gogi Allauddin and other officials were also present on the occasion.

On Thursday, the main round matches were decided at the Punjab Squash Association courts. In women’s first main round, Riffat Khan beat Hamda Khan 6/11, 11/0, 11/1, 11/2, Saima Shaukat beat Maria Saleem 11/4, 11/2, 11/4, Rushna Mehboob beat Muqadas Javed 11/4, 11/5, 11/3, Zoya Khalid beat Meyral Sheikh 5/11, 11/5, 11/6, 11/5, Noor Ul Ain beat Unaiza Nasir 11/4, 11/3, 11/2, Aiman Shahbaz beat Nimra Shahid 11/2, 11/0, 11/0, Komal Khan beat Naureen Shams 11/5, 11/7, 11/9 and Madina Zafar beat Sibgha Arshad 11/3, 11/8, 11/3.

In the men’s first main round, Tayyab Aslam beat Kashif Asif 11/6, 11/7, 11/5, Sheikh Saqib beat Raees Khan 11/7, 13/11, 11/5, Danish Atlas beat Faraz Muhammad 11/6, 11/3, 11/2, 11/8, 11/5, Israr Ahmad beat Abbas Shoukat 11/8, 8/11, 11/8, 9/11, 11/9, Salman Hashmi beat Bilal Zakir 11/4, 811/9, 11/9, 11/9, 11/5, Waqar Mehboob beat Safeer Khan 11/8, 11/7, 5/11, 8/11, 11/9, Farhan Mehboob beat Saddamul Haq 11/7, 11/5, 11/4 and Zahir Shah beat Ali Bukhari score 13/11, 11/9, 11/13, 13/11.

Today (Friday), in women’s quarterfinals, Riffat Khan takes on Noorul Ain, Komal Khan faces Rushna Mehboob, Zoya Khalid vies against Madina Zafar and Aiman Shahbaz plays against Saima Shaukat.

In the men quarterfinals, Tayyab Aslam vies against Sheikh Saqib, Israr Ahmed faces Danish Atlas, Waqar Mehboob takes on Salman Hashmi and Farhan Mehboob plays against Zahir Shah.