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Pakistan Int'l Squash Tournament : Tayyab, Nasir, Isral, Amaad Make It To The Semi-Finals

Tayyab Aslam, Nasir Iqbal, Israr ahmed and Amaad Fareed made it to the semi-finals of $12,000 Pakistan International Squash Tournament with hard-fought victories at the Mushaf Squash Complex.

Top seed Tayyab rallied back from one game down to beat emerging Muhammad Farhan Hashmi 7-11, 11-9, 11-5, 11-5. Nasir Iqbal upset second seed Asim Khan in an interesting battle. Following a close first game that could have gone either way, Nasir picked up the momentum in the second and third to win the match.

Waqas Mehboob just proved a piece of cake for Israr Ahmed who won 11-3, 11-3, 11-8 in straight games. Farhan Zaman also lost to Amaad Fareed in straight games. Amaad won 11-8, 11-7, 12-10.

In the women's quarter-finals, top Seed Amna Fayyaz had an easy sailing against Anum Mustafa Aziz 11-4, 11-5, 11-7 while second seed Faiza Zafar beat Rushna Mehboob 11-5, 11-5, 11-4 in straight games.