ISLAMABAD - Fahad Khan of Shalimar Club Rawalpindi won the Islamabad Tennis Complex Monthly League after defeating Gary Barlett of US in the final on Saturday.

In all, 30 players from twin cities and Wah Cantt took part in the one-day championship played at Islamabad Tennis Complex. Fahad and Gary qualified for the final after defeating Shahid and Qamar in the semi-finals, respectively.

The 60-plus Gary showed his class and despite playing against much younger opponent, he took the game to the wire before going down fighting. Fahad won the first set 6-3 by breaking seventh game of his opponent. Gary played exceptionally well in the second set before finally running out of steam as he lost the second set 6-4. Col Shahid was the chief guest at the prize distribution ceremony.