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Top seeds sent packing in Brisbane

Top seeds sent packing in Brisbane

BRISBANE – The women’s draw at the Brisbane International was thrown wide open on Tuesday after top seeds Samantha Stosur and Shahar Peer were bundled out in the second round by unheralded opponents.
World No.6 Stosur was beaten by fellow Australian Jarmila Groth 6-2, 6-4 in the tournament’s biggest shock, while earlier in the day the Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova outlasted second seed Peer 3-6, 6-1, 7-5. With third seed Nadia Petrova losing on Monday, Frenchwoman Marion

Top seeds live up to billing in Punjab Tennis C’ship

LAHORE: National singles and junior champion Samir Iftikhar, Heera Ashiq, former Davis Cupper Rashid Malik and junior Davis cupper Faizan Khurrum reached the semi-finals of the Servis Cup Tennis Tournament here at the Bagh-e-Jinnah Courts on Monday.
All the top seeded players in the all the categories advanced to the semi-final stage of the tournament. Heera, Samir, Mohammad Abid and Faizan also reached the last four of the under-18 category. Mehak Khokhar, Sara Mahboob, Annosha

Plain sailing for top seeds in Punjab Tennis C’ship

LAHORE: All the seeded players of the country advanced to the next round of the Servis Punjab Tennis Championship here at the Bagh-e-Jinnah Courts on Friday. National singles and junior champion Samir Iftikhar, junior Davis Cupper Faizan Khurrum and Pakistan’s non-playing captain Rashid Malik won their matches.
Samir and Faizan clinched their under-18 and men’s games while Malik won in the open category. All the seeded players have now reached the pre-quarterfinals stage of the

Free seeds, fertilisers for Sindh’s flood-hit growers

KARACHI: The crop cultivators of Sindh will be granted much needed aid in the form of free seeds and fertiliser to facilitate them in crop growth, particularly wheat, for the upcoming Rabi season, sources in the provincial Agriculture Department told Pakistan Today.
A district level committee including representatives of the growers’ association and local leaders will be established to identify and verify deserving growers.
Each farmer, both in the pacca and kachcha area