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Pakistan’s Haniya Minhas creates history in Asian tennis

12:19 PM | 15 Jan, 2022
Pakistan’s Haniya Minhas creates history in Asian tennis

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s tennis ace Haniya Minhas has become the youngest Pakistani to be ranked in the top 3 of Asian Tennis Sports.

The ten-year-old etched her name in record books with the title of first Pakistani girl to win the Asian Tennis Federation 14&U event.

Top-seed Haniya won the title at the 14&U Sobir Cup Asian Tennis Federation tournament in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. She was in great form throughout the tournament and clinched matches without losing a set.

She outplayed Sumaya Tukhtaeva of Tajikistan 6-1, 6-0 in straight sets in the final to land the title and becomes the first player from the South Asian country to be ranked in the top 3 Asian Tennis Sports. She achieved the title at the mere age of 10.

Haniya’s ecstatic father, following her feat, said “With tears of joy and pride I can say my daughter Haniya Minhas becomes the first-ever and youngest ever Pakistani girl to be ranked top 3 in Asian Tennis”.

Pakistan Tennis Federation President Salim Saifullah Khan and the Executive Committee of governing body extended their felicitation to Haniya and her parents and termed her success as a great honour for the country.

The young Pakistani has also named other honors under her belt as she is the first girl in the World to Win 90 professional tennis tournament titles. She has also been invited by top brands for the Pakistan Sports Awards as the Emerging star of the year.  

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 22 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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