AMU Defeats Punjab University To win North Zone Inter-University Tennis (Men’s) Tournament

Aligarh Muslim University:

  • 30-OCT-2014The Aligarh Muslim University Tennis team won the North Zone Inter-University Tennis (Men’s) Tournament for the third time beating Punjab University, Patiala in the finals at DCR University, Murthal, Haryana.

    In what could be defined as a white wash, AMU won both singles and doubles matches in straight sets. In the singles, AMU’s captain, Shadab defeated PUP’s Uday (6-4, 6-1) while AMU’s Lakshit defeated PUP’s Suraj (6-2, 6-1). The clean sweep concluded in the doubles match after Lakshit and Shadab of AMU beat Uday and Suraj of PUP 6-3, 6-1. The finals of the tournament were played on October 29.

    The AMU Lawn Tennis team reached the finals of the North Zone Inter-University Tennis tournament after beating MDU Rohtak 3-1. Earlier in the quarterfinal, the AMU defeated Punjab University, Chandigarh 3-1.With the victory, AMU has registered three North Zone Inter-University Tennis tournaments triumphs in the past four years.

    Prof Mohammad Shoaib Zaheer, Secretary University Games Committee and Prof Amjad Masood, President AMU Tennis Club have congratulated team members, Manager of the team, Mr Anisur Rehman and Captain Mr Mohammad Shadab Khan on the win. They hoped that AMU team will emerge victorious in the upcoming All India Intervarsity (Men’s) Tournament, which is scheduled to be held at the SRM University Chennai in early 2015.