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Pakistan tennis legend Saeed Hai dies

Brought into the world in English India in 1930, Saeed Hai learned at the Aligarh Muslim Univer­sity where he sharpened his abilities in the game. He was a previous Pakistan number one tennis player and the principal Pakistani to arrive at the principle draws of a Terrific Hammer — Wimbledon Champion­ships — in 1955 and 1956 through qualifying matches. At Wimbledon, he showed up in the men’s singles, men’s copies and blended pairs.

In a remarkable vocation, Saeed Hai captained Pakistan’s Davis Cup group upwards of multiple times and furthermore arrived at the second round of the French Open and played in the US Open in 1964.

At the point when the French Tennis Organization commended 100 years of the French Cham­pionship at Roland Garros, they constructed a memorial divider showing the names of players who had done remarkably during the title which included Saeed Hai’s name.

He was additionally the establishing leader of the Inter­na­tional Club, whose head office is in Britain. Mem­ber­ship in the club is just open for Great Pummel and Davis Cup players.

The Worldwide Tennis Alliance (ITF) granted him with a gold decoration at their yearly comprehensive gathering held in Lausnne before 300 agents from 198 partnered relationship of ITF including Pakistan.

Sympathies poured in from everywhere the veteran player. PTF president Salim Saifullah Khan, EC and the tennis society stretch out their sincere sympathies to Saeed Hai’s family on Wednesday while NBP president Arif Usmani additionally mourned the tragic downfall.

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