Ushna helps Pakistan win in Fed Cup


LAHORE: Pakistan top tennis player Ushna Suhail’s heroics helped Pakistan women team outscore Mongolia 2-1 in the Pool A of Fed Cup 2020 Asia/Oceania II, which is being played at the Renouf Tennis Centre, Wellington, New Zealand.
According to information made available here on Tuesday, the exhilarating first tie continued for 3 hours 27 minutes, where Mongolia got off to a best possible start as Erdenesuren Erdenebat outpaced Pakistan’s Mahin Qureshi 6-3, 6-1 in the opening match. Ushna Suhail then utilized her international experience and proved her class by leveling the proceedings as she was in a good nick and managed to produce skillful game against Jargal Altansarnai, winning it 6-3, 6-0. Both Pakistani players started steadily and cautiously with 3-all in the first set. Then Ushna played aggressively and inspite of long rallies, didn’t allow the opponent to take a single game with a score line of 6-3, 6-0. In the decisive third match, Ushna Suhail, partnering with former Pakistan No 1 Sarah Mehboob Khan, comfortable outlasted Mongolian pair of Shinejargal Battur and Bolor Enkhbayar 6-3, 6-3. – Agencies