KARACHI: Defending champion Sara Mehboob clinched HBL Subh-Nau Ladies’ National Tennis Championship title after outclassing Saba Aziz in straight sets in the final here on Saturday at the Modern Club.
Favorite Sara showed supremacy over her opponent Saba from the very beginning and eventually recorded a formidable 6-0, 6-2 triumph, to defend the title successfully.
Sara bagged a prize purse of Rs70,000 while runner-up Saba cashed Rs40,000. The total prize money distributed among the players was Rs200,000, which is the biggest prize purse ever given in a ladies exclusive event in the country.
In U17 singles final, Mehek Khokhar found 11-year-old Maheen Dada an easy opponent to zap and registered a convincing 6-0, 6-1 victory. Mehek and Maheen received Rs 15,000 and Rs 6,000 respectively.
Sara Mehboob teamed up with Sara Mansoor won the doubles final against Saba Aziz and Mehek Khokhar. The winners of the event cashed a total of Rs 13,000 while runner-up side received Rs7,000.