ISLAMABAD – Kashanul Haq defeated Saqib Umar to reach the NBP Subh-e-Nau Tennis Championship boys U-18 quarterfinals here at Senator Dilawar Abbas PTF Complex Wednesday. Kashan bounced back strongly after losing the first set to win the next two in a row. Barkatllah, M Muzammil, M Mudassar and Talha Zubair also won their respective matches. Aqeel beat Wakeel to enter the quarterfinals while Talha of Karachi stunned Sanullah Khan of Peshawar, M Abid overcame Faizan Khurram and Shehzad Khan beat M Muzammil. Aqeel Khan/Shehzad Khan, Zain Nawab/Shahid Afridi and Heera Ashiq/Sanaullah Khan qualified for men's doubles semifinals. Men's doubles, singles and boys U-18 semifinals and quarterfinals will be will be played today (Thursday) while the first round of ladies singles will also commence.–Staff Reporter