ISLAMABAD Senator Dilawar Abbass has decided to challenge the ad-hoc committee in court which was imposed by the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) with the approval of the Ministry of Sports on October 15. The PSB had declared the Pakistan Tennis Federations office-bearers as defunct on October 15 after imposing an ad-hoc committee under the control of Federal Minister for Culture Pir Aftab Hussain Shah Jillani. Later, the PTF office-bearers arranged a meeting on October 17 to discuss the situation. According to a press release issued by Mohammad Khalil Chughtai, personal assistant of Senator Dilawar Abbas, a special general council meeting of the Pakistan Tennis Federation was held on October 17 at Islamabad Club and was attended by 18 members of the council. A resolution was unanimously passed by the house in which the management committee and the PTF council expressed their appreciation for the extraordinary achievements of Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi who reached the doubles finals in two events of the US Open. The PTF council also appreciated the performance of youngster Samir Iftikhar who won two ITF junior titles in a row, singles and one doubles in Bahrain and UAE respectively. The council appreciated the performance of Ushna Suhail who produced remarkable performance in the ITF Juniors International Circuit. On this occasion, the council announced to hold the PTF election on November 20, 2010, and directed all the affiliated units to hold their own elections. The Khyber PK Lawn Tennis Association and the Islamabad Tennis Association have to elect their new office-bearers. The house also debated the imposition of the ad-hoc committee by the Ministry of Sports through the Pakistan Sports Board on the current PTF management. The members have decided to challenge this in the court of law.