Aqeel Khan lifts 2nd CJCSC Open Tennis Championship title

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KARACHI: Aqeel Khan won the title of the 2nd Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) Open Tennis Championship 2019 after defeating Muzammil Murtaza held at Defence Authority Club.

General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee graced the occasion as Chief Guest and gave away prizes to the winners and runners up of different categories.

General Zubair Mahmood Hayat urged the public/ private sectors and professionals to come forward and help in promoting tennis. The chief guest also lauded the efforts of Patron Pakistan Navy Tennis, Services Sports Control board (SSCB), Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF), Sindh Tennis Association (STA) and sponsors for successful conduct of the championship.

The seven-day Tennis Championship, held from 15 to 21 July, was 2nd successive edition being conducted by Pakistan Armed Forces which will also continue in future to promote the game of tennis amongst masses. About 220 professional/ amateur players from different age categories including ladies, special/ wheelchair personnel and top national players participated in the event.