Shoaib clinches ITF tennis title
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s 2nd seed Muhammad Shoaib clinched the Boys’ Singles title of the Tajammul and Dilawar Abbas Memorial ITF Pakistan Junior Championships here at PTF Complex on Saturday.
He beat Ahmed Kamil, also of Pakistan, in the final. Shoaib won the first set with conceding a single game by breaking 2nd, 4th and 6th game of Kamil. He did not allow his opponent to settle down and won the second set without conceding a single game. The match lasted 40 minutes. He gained valuable 30 ITF Points and this the first ITF Title in his cap.
3rd Seed Mina Toglukdemir (TUR) clinched the Girls Singles title after eliminating top seed Ren Ke (CHN) in exciting three set match. Mina won the first set 7-6 in tie break with the score of 7-5. Ren Ke fought back and won the second set 6-1 by breaking 4th and 6th game of Mina. In the final set Ren Ke build up the winning lead 3-0 by breaking 1st and 3rd game. Mina leveled the score 3-3all by breaking 6th game of Ren Ke and hit couple of forehand powerful winner at the crucial stage. She won the final set at 6-4 by bearking 8th and 10th game of Ren Ke.
The match lasted 2 hrs 5 minutes and officiated by ITF White Badge Umpire Shahzad Akhtar Alvi.
Muhammad Shoaib (PAK), Ahmed Kamil (PAK) annexed the Boys Doubles Title in exciting and entertaining final. Shoaib-Kamil won the first set 6-3 by breaking 2nd game, Duran-Ozlale levelled the score 1 set all by winning the second set at 6-4; the match was decided in the tiebreak set which won by Shoaib-Kamil 14-12 after saving two match points.
The match lasted 1 hrs 20 minutes. Shoaib from Pakistan won the double crown by winning doubles final. – APP