LAHORE - Bilal Asim (SICAS) clinched triple crowns in the 3rd Tennis Lovers Junior National Tennis Championship 2022 that concluded here at the Punjab Tennis Academy, Bagh-e-Jinnah on Sunday.

Bilal overpowered his opponents in the finals of boys U-18 singles and doubles and boys U-16 singles. Bilal first won boys U-18 final by outpacing Hamid Israr 6-3, 6-2. He doubled his crowns, when he, partnering with Hamid Israr, outlasted Asad Zaman/Nadir Reza 6-4, 6-3 in boys U-18 doubles final. Bilal completed hat-trick of crowns by thrashing Asad Zaman 6-0, 6-0 in the boys U-16 final.

Zahra Suleman lifted the girls U-18 title by beating Ashtafila Arif 3-6, 7-5, 10-3 in a well-contested final. The boys U-14 title was claimed by Nadir Reza Mirza, routing Ahtesham Humayun 6-2, 6-2. The boys U-14 doubles title was secured by Ahtesham/Hamza Roman, who beat Abubakar/Zohaib 6-1, 7-5.

Zohaib Afzal Malik/Abubakar Talha won the boys/girls U-12 doubles title by toppling Omer Jawad/Ismail Aftab 6-0, 6-3 in the final. The boys/girls U-12 title was claimed by Omer Jawad, who routed Zohaib Malik 6-2, 6-2. Shayan Afridi won the boys/girls U-10 title beating Hajra Suhail 4-1, 4-1. In boys/girls U-8, Salman Pirzada grabbed gold, Ehsan Bari silver and Aiman Rehan bronze medal. In boys/girls U-6, Musa Pirzada earned gold, Mamnoon Bari silver and Ibrahim Siraj bronze medal.

PLTA Secretary Rashid Malik was chief guest and gave away trophies and shields to the winners. The PLTA thanked Madam Aneesa Agha, Amir Malik, Hassan Said, Rehman Ullah, Sohail Raza, Mrs Sajjad Wahla, Sohail Raza and Dr Anees Ahmad for their all-out support and cooperation in making this event a success.