PESHAWAR: The Capital Police Chief Open Tennis Championship got underway on the grass courts of the Malik Saad Shaheed Police Lines on Thursday. City Police Chief Qazi Jamilur Rehman formally inaugurated the championship. The tournament includes events such as under-14 singles, men’s doubles, and veteran doubles. In the Under-14 singles, top-seed and international tennis player Kashan Umar won against Arsalan Khan by 6-1, and 6-2. International and top Under-12 player Hamza Roman of SNGPL defeated Haseebullah of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa by 6-2 and 6-3. Kamran Khalid beat Shahsawar Khan in another thrilling match lasted for two hours. The score was 6-4 and 6-4. Uzair Khan, a promising international player, defeated Afzal Khan by 6-1 and 6-2.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 21st, 2019.