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ISLAMABAD – Wapda and Pakistan Army have progressed to the finals of the men’s team events of the 53rd National Table Tennis Championship played here at Liaquat Gymnasium of the Pakistan
Sports Complex.


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In the first semi-final, Wapda beat Sindh 3-0: Asim Qureshi beat Aahil Shah (3-1) 8-11, 11-9, 12-10, 12-10; Rameez beat Hussain Virani (3-0) 11-7, 11-8, 11-9 and Bilal Yasin beat Farhan Hashim (3-
0) 11-3, 11-7, 11-5.

In the second semi-final, Pakistan Army beat National Highway Authority 3-0: Fahad beat Shah Khan (3-1) 11-4, 10-12, 11-9, 14-12; Faizan beat Arbaz Anwar (3-0) 11-4, 11-7, 11-9 and Ubaid beat Basit Ali (3-1) 13-11, 12-10, 5-11, 12-10.

In the women’s singles pre-quarter-finals, Mehmooda Zahid (Wapda) beat Maliha Khurshid (Wapda) (3-1) 13-11, 9-11, 11-8, 11-7; Ghazala Basit (Wapda) beat Sana Muzaffar (Wapda) (3-0) 11-8, 11-8,
11-2; Nosheedn Waseem (RLY) beat Sobia Faryal (Wapda) (3-0) 11-4, 11-1, 11-9; Qurat Mujtaba (Wapda) beat Anam Rasheed (ISD) (3-0) 11-7, 11-7, 12-10; Ayesha Sharjeel (Wapda) beat Sadia Falak (Wapda) (3-
0) 11-7, 11-9, 11-3; Farwa Arif (Wapda) beat Tayyaba Suleman (Wapda) (3-1) 11-5, 11-4, 10-12, 11-7; Sadia Raheel (Wapda) beat Anam Ilyas (Wapda) (3-0) 12-10, 11-8, 11-7 and Nimra Rehman (Army) beat Farah
Ilyas (Army) (3-1) 11-7, 11-13, 11-8, 11-6.