KARACHI: Fast-rising youngster Tayyab Aslam shocked second-seed Suleman Khan 11-0, 11-7, 11-3 in the U19 event of the 4th Parco Roshan Khan Junior Open to enter the semi-final of the tournament. In other last-eight encounters, top-seed Ali Bokhari overpowered Noman Khan, while third-seed Ahmed Amin defeated Mohammad Noman. Ammad Fareed had to work hard against Bilal Zakir to complete the semi-final lineup. In an U15 last-eight clash, Zeeshan Khan defeated Indian Junaid Muzaffar 11-7, 11-6, 11-7, while unseeded Ahmed Ali Khan stunned top-seed Hammas Tarrar in a marathon five-setter in the U13 event.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 28th, 2012.
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