Nouman Aftab recorded a straight-set triumph against Nazif Ahmed in quarterfinals to confirm his presence in U-18 singles semis in 3rd Essa Lab Open Tennis Championship here at Karachi Gymkhana.

Nouman found little resistance from Nazif Ahmed and recorded a 6-3, 6-1 victory.

Meanwhile, Hassan Farooq dropped a set before beating Asad Khan by 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 score to advance into the semifinals of the event.

Sahibzada M Ali also made it to the semifinals after he defeated Jalaluddin Baber by 6-3, 7-6 score.

Results:
U-18 quarterfinals:
Nouman Aftab bt Nazif Ahmed 6-3, 6-1
Hassan Farooq bt Asad Khan 7-5, 2-6, 6-2
Sahibzada M Ali bt Jalaluddin Baber 6-3, 7-6

U-16 quarterfinals:
Sahibzada Mohammad Ali bt Eibad Sarwar Hussain Khan 6-0, 7-5
Zubair Raja bt Amin Shafi 6-4, 6-0

U-16 semifinal:
Houd Azher bt Osama Khan 6-0, 6-1

U-12 semifinals:
Mohammad Yahya bt Sameer Ali 8-4
Farzan Ahmed bt Yousuf Halem 8-4