Yasir, Abid enter tennis tourney semis

Karachi: Yasir Khan and Mohammad Abid Mushtaq confirmed their presence in the semifinals of men’s singles event after winning their respective quarterfinal matches in 2nd Modern Club Founder Members National Tennis Championship here Monday at Modern Club.

Yasir Khan thrashed Mohammad Mudassir in straight sets recording a 6-4, 6-3 victory while Abid also registered a straight-set triumph in quarters beating Usman Rafiq by 6-1, 6-1 score.

In U-14 semifinal match, Mohammad Dada dropped a set before beating Houd Azhar by 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 score.

In U-10 singles semifinal, Ibrahim Nouman overpowered Zain Ehtisham recording a 9-7 victory.

Asad Ali Bhagat trounced Kaleem Ghanchi by 6-1, 6-1 score while Rashid Malik dispatched Shoaib Anees by 6-0, 6-3 to secure place in 33 singles event summit clash.

In a 55-plus semifinal match, Karim Gul and Zafar Hassan defeated Gul Hameed Mehboob by 6-1, 6-0 score.