London: Pakistan’s ace tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq qualified for the second round of the prestigious grand slam of the year that is Wimbledon.
Aisam along with his Brazilian partner Marcelo Demoliner defeated the Austrian/ Russian pair of Julian Knowle and Artem Sitak in the first round on Thursday in straight sets. The scoreline was 7-6 and 6-3 as the duo quite convincingly moved to the second round. Although their opponents gave them a tough time in the first set but Aisam and Demoliner won the set the tiebreaker.
Aisam was happy with the win in the first round and he expressed his delight on Twitter.
— Aisam ul Haq Qureshi (@aisamhqureshi) June 30, 2016
Aisam-ul-Haq and Marcelo Demoliner will face the 12th seeded pair of Huey and Mirnyi in the second round.