Lahore (October 15, 2021): The Sapphire National Open Tennis Championship 2021 finals will be played tomorrow (Saturday) here at the Punjab Tennis Academy Bagh-e-Jinnah. On Friday, total 18 matches were played and the winners of different age group categories qualified for the finals of their respective categories. In the men’s singles semifinals, Aqeel Khan once again showed that why he is still No 1 tennis player of the country as he is so fit and consistent in his performances and that’s why he managed to beat young Shoaib Khan 6-1, 6-2. In other semifinal of the day, spirited Muzamil Murtaza beat Huzaifa Abdul Rehman 6-4, 7-5. On the other hand, Aqeel, partnering with Shahzad Khan, managed to clinch the men’s doubles title as the duo defeated the pair of Muzamil Murtaza and Mudassar Murtaza 6-3, 6-2. In the boy’s U-18 semifinals, Faizan Fayyaz beat Mahatir Muhammad 7-6,3-6,7-6. In the girls U-18 semifinals, Amna Ali Qayum beat Sheeza Sajid and Natalia Zaman beat Ashtafila Arif. In the girls U-14 semifinals, Amna Ali Qayum beat Mahrukh 4-0,4-0 and Zunaisha Noor beat Zara Khan 4-0,4-1. In the boy’s U-14 semifinals, Asad Zaman beat Shehryar Anees 4-6,6-4,10-5 and Hamza Roman beat Husnain Ali Rizwan 6-3,6-4. In the boy’s U-16 quarterfinals, Abdul Hanan Khan beat Hamid Israr 6-3,6-3, Uzair Khan beat Shehryar Anees 6-1,6-1, Bilal Asim beat Kamran Khan 6-1,6-1 and Asad Zaman beat Haider Ali Rizwan 6-2,6-1. In the Boys/Girls U-10 quarterfinals, Abdur Rehman beat Mustafa Uzair Rana 4-0,4-0, Zayad Zaman beat Fajar Fayyaz 5-3,4-1, Hajra beat Ehsan bari 4-0,4-0 and Shayan Afridi beat Aiman Rehan 4-0,4-0. In the boys U-16 semifinal, Abdul Hanan Khan beat Asad Zaman 6-4,7-5. In the Girls U-12 semifinals, Zunaisha Noor beat Fajar Fayyaz 4-1,4-0 and Hajra beat lalarukh 4-1,4-2. In the boys/girls U-10 semifinals, Abdur Rehman beat zayad Zaman 4-0,4-0 and Shayan Afridi beat Hajra 4-1,4-0.