Top tennis players of Pakistan

Top tennis players of Pakistan
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Basic informationAisam ul-Haq QureshiHaroon Rahim
NationalityPakistaniPakistani
Date of Birth17th March 198012th November 1949
Place of BirthLahore, Punjab, PakistanLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Age40 years old70 years old
School / CollegeCrescent Model Higher Secondary School.N / A
UniversityPunjab UniversityN / A
StatusSportsmanSportsman
OccupationTennis PlayerTennis Player
Associated PerformancesJunior tennis, Davis cup match, Calcutta, Asian gamesDavis cup match,
Singles career record33–27119 – 150
Career titles02
Highest RankingsNo. 125 (10th December 2007)No. 34 (24th October 1977)
Grand Slam Singles ResultsAustralian Open Q2 (2007)2R (1975)
Wimbledon2R (2007)2R (1976, 1977)
US Open1R (2007)3R (1971)
Doubles career record342 – 296101–127
Career titles183
Highest rankingNo. 8 (6th June 2011)0
Current rankingNo. 50 (16th March 2020)0

Asiam Ali Qureshi:

Famous people have positioned Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi as of the list of the well-known celebs. Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is additionally recorded alongside individuals born on 17th March 1980. One of the valuable celebs recorded in the Tennis Player list[1].

Aisam-ul-Haq expresses solidarity with people of Kashmir
Aisam-ul-Haq expresses solidarity with people of Kashmir

Early life and education:

His nickname is “Somi”. He has fond of cricket and swimming before age 12 when he began playing tennis. His Father’s name is Ihtsham-ul-Haq, who is a finance manager and introduced the Prince Henrik Medal of Honor by the Royal Kingdom of Denmark. His Mother’s name is Nosheen Ihtsham, who was previously Pakistan’s No. 1 tennis player; sibling, Zain; sister, Shiza Hassan. He got an education at Punjab University Lahore. Asim’s favorite surface is grass, the shot is striking volley and the competition is Wimbledon.  Idols growing up were Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker. His hobbies incorporate tuning in to music, watching motion pictures, playing football, and investing energy with the nephew.  If he was certifiably not a tennis player, he would have been a cricketer or a pilot. Supports Liverpool and Real Madrid football clubs. Favorite game characters are Michael Jordan and Mohammad Ali. He Runs ‘Haq Foundation’ and ‘Stop War Start Tennis,’ which advances harmony through tennis and helps survivors of war continue a functioning way of life. Stop War Star Tennis got an ATP ACES for Charity award for $15,000 in 2018. Recipient of President’s Award for Performance by the Government of Pakistan on 14 August 2004, the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2002 and 2010, 3 gold decorations at the first Islamic Solidarity Games in Saudi Arabia in 2005, and Salam Pakistan Youth Award by President of Pakistan on 14 August 2007. Asim was Runner-up for the 2003 Anne Frank Award for Moral Courage by the Anne Frank Trust. He was being selected as a 2010 “Hero of Peace” by Peace and Sports World Forum in Monaco, he was been voted “Most Stylish Sportsman” in Pakistan in 2011[1].

Asim Qureshi interview after playing tennis
Asim Qureshi interview after playing tennis

A tennis player who has been positioned as the top male Pakistani part on the planet. He turned into Pakistan’s best copies player ever with succeeds at occasions like the 2010 SA Tennis Open and 2014 Dubai Tennis Championships. Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is a notable Tennis Player. Aisam-ul-Haq was conceived on March 17, 1980, in Lahore, Pakistan. Aisam-ul-Haq is one of the acclaimed and moving celebs who is well known for being a Tennis Player. Starting at 2018 Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is 38 years old. Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is an individual from the popular Tennis Player list[1].

Asiam ul haq Qureshi scores
Asiam ul haq Qureshi scores
Asiam ul haq Qureshi scores from 2014 - 2020
Asiam ul haq Qureshi scores from 2014 – 2020

Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is a famous Pakistan’s best and prominent tennis player. For over twenty years, a competitor from Lahore has been Pakistan’s solitary banner carrier in tennis most elevated proficient stage, winning various prizes and grants. Aisam turned into Pakistan’s best duplicates player ever with succeeds at occasions like the 2010 SA Tennis Open and 2014 Dubai Tennis Championships. While experiencing childhood in Lahore he turned proficient at eighteen years old. He got the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year Award for playing with Israeli player Amir Hadad at Wimbledon and the U.S Open in 2002. He crushed a pairs couple which incorporated Canada’s Milos Raonic to win the Gerry Weber Open title in 2011[1].

Tennis Star Aisam-ul-Haq Gets Married to Sana Fayyaz
Tennis Star Aisam-ul-Haq Gets Married to Sana Fayyaz

Scores of Asim Qureshi[1]:

  1. Career W/L- ATP Tour & Grand Slam: 33/27
  2. Career W/L- Challenger Tour: 95/113
  3. Career W/L- ITF: 172/70
  4. Career Highest ranking for doubles: 8 (6 June 2011) 
Career finals
DisciplineTypeWonLostTotalWR
DoublesGrand Slam tournaments0110.00
Year-End Championships0
ATP Masters 1000*2130.67
Olympic Games0
ATP Tour 5002350.40
ATP Tour 2501213250.48
Total1618340.47
Mixed DoublesGrand Slam tournaments0110.00
Total0110.00
Total1619350.46
1) WR=winning rate
2) * formerly known as “ATP Masters Series” (2004–2008).

Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is an expert tennis player who is the current Pakistani number one duplicates player. He has arrived at two thousand hammer finals altogether: (1 Doubles, 1 Mixed), both at the 2010 US Open. Qureshi has been positioned as high as World No. 8 in the ATP duplicates rankings. Qureshi made his expert tennis presentation on the principle visit at the Chennai Open in 2001. So far in his vocation, Qureshi has won an aggregate of 16 copies of titles[1].

Haroon Rahim:

He was born on 12th November 1949 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan is a tennis player of Pakistani team. He remained the youngest player of the tennis of Pakistan and started tennis at the age of 15 years old. During the current year’s Wimbledon titles, enthusiasm for tennis among individuals of Pakistan was the most elevated in many years. This unexpected and fleeting thoughtfulness regarding tennis in the nation was because of the way that Aisam-ul-Haq turned into the principal Pakistani to play in the primary rounds of Wimbledon, the loftiest of the apparent multitude of tennis competitions, since Haroon Rahim in 1976. Aisam arrived at the second round where he lost to the previous Wimbledon champion Marat Safin[2].

hroon Rahim the tennis player of Pakistan
hroon Rahim the tennis player of Pakistan

As it had occurred after so long, numerous games supporters got curious about past exhibitions of Pakistani tennis players. The question about the “best Pakistani tennis player, everything being equal” likewise jumped up. Various Pakistani players before Aisam have figured in the principle draw of Wimbledon. The rundown incorporates Mahmood Alam, Saeed Hai, Munir Pirzada, Saeed Mir, Munawwar Iqbal, and Haroon Rahim. Out of them just Saeed Hai and Haroon Rahim showed up in stupendous pummel competitions other than Wimbledon. Nonetheless, Haroon Rahim effectively sticks out. He did not just show up in the primary draw of three of the four thousand hammer competitions: Wimbledon, US Open, and French Open however he likewise has the pleasure of winning matches in each of the three. In addition, he won matches in singles as well as in copies in the principle round of every one of these three. He is additionally main Pakistani to arrive at the quarter-last of any great hammer (1971 US Open, pairs). What’s more, he has the novel differentiation of being the main Pakistani to win the ATP title either in singles or copies Haroon won both. What’s more, he achieved a world positioning of 44 and no other Pakistani has ever come really near that[2].

Haroon Rahim scores from 1972 - 1977
Haroon Rahim scores from 1972 – 1977
Doubles runner Haroon Rahim scores from 1971 - 1977
Doubles runner Haroon Rahim scores from 1971 – 1977

Aside from Haroon, not just his two different siblings, Zulfiqar and Sarfraz yet sister Shahnaz additionally won the public titles of Pakistan. He was an intelligent ability. Haroon got public victor at the time of only 15. He additionally spoke to Pakistan at the Davis Cup at a similar age. Both are Pakistan records till today. At that point onwards there was no thinking back. Aside from speaking to Pakistan, he additionally began playing in the worldwide expert circuit. Before long he was granted a tennis grant by one of America’s top colleges, UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles). At UCLA, under the tutelage of renowned mentor Glenn Bassett, Haroon’s ability truly prospered. He drove UCLA to win the NCAA title in 1970 just as in 1971. His colleague in 1971 was one Jimmy Connors who later got one of tennis’ untouched greats and furthermore remained Haroon’s pairs accomplice for quite a while on the supportive of the circuit. Aside from winning the group title, Haroon additionally won the NCAA copies title in 1971 with Jeff Borowiak. In singles, he arrived at the elimination round of effectively the world’s most serious university titles[2].

Haroon Rahim a tennis player in ground on 1975 in Grand Prix
Haroon Rahim a tennis player in ground on 1975 in Grand Prix

Haroon turned proficient, when still a youngster, in 1968 and astoundingly made his presentation in the terrific hammers’ principle round exactly the same year. He stayed dynamic on the expert circuit for around 10 years. During this period, he showed up on terrific hammer occasions on various occasions[2].

Haroon’s best results in Grand Slams:

Singles:

Australian Open
French Open Second Round
WimbledonSecond Round
US Open       Third Round

Doubles:

Australian Open
French Open Second Round
WimbledonThird Round
US Open       Quarter Final

In spite of the fact that Haroon couldn’t land a great pummel title, he won five ATP titles (two singles and three duplicates). It is appropriate to make reference to that ATP competitions alongside Grand Slam occasions structure the principal level of the expert tennis circuit followed by ATP challenger (second level) and Futures (last level). Haroon won his both ATP titles in 1976 and against exceptionally recognized rivals. The first at Little Rock against previous Wimbledon next in line, Alex Metreveli, and afterward the second at Cleveland, against the previous record holder of the quickest serve, Australian, Colin Dibley. His three duplicates titles were succeeded at Oslo, Norway in 1974, North Conway in 1975, and Little Rock in 1978. He twice completed as sprinter up in ATP competitions, in 1972 he lost to the US Open champ Manual Orantes in the last[2].

In ATP pairs separated from winning three crowns, he lost in the last similar number of times. In one of these, his accomplice was his partner at UCLA, the incredible Jimmy Connors. Haroon arrived at a lifelong most elevated positioning of 44 of every 1977. He was regarded and dreaded by all the top favorable to circuit players and crushed top players like Connors, Ashe, among others. Haroon wedded an American young lady and lives in the US. The youth consistently searches for good examples in each game. For any Pakistani adolescent paying attention to up tennis, Haroon ought to be the motivation[2].

Haroon Rahim The greatest tennis player Pakistan has ever produced
Haroon Rahim The greatest tennis player Pakistan has ever produced

His achievements at all levels are very wonderful: National boss at 15, Davis Cup appearance additionally at 15, Winning grant to the best ‘tennis college’ of the US of his time, excelling at NCAA, shining at terrific hammers, Winning ATP titles, Defeating the greater part of the top players of his time in any event once. Accomplishments of Haroon should fill in as an inspiration to Pakistan’s best in class tennis players. It is not yet clear if any Pakistani part in the future can verge on achieving these statures [2]s.

References:

1.            Khilari. 7th October 2020; Available from: https://www.khilari.com.pk/players/tennis/aisam-ul-haq-qureshi/21  

2.            ijazchaudhry.wordpress. 7th October 2020; Available from: https://ijazchaudhry.wordpress.com/2015/01/18/haroon-rahim-the-greatest-tennis-player-pakistan-has-ever-produced/ 


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