Pakistan's squash star Ashab Irfan wins the Rochester ProAm in USA

Irfan squared off against Gomez Dominguez in the final, emerging triumphant with a 3-1 victory

By Web Desk
April 28, 2024
Ashab Irfan with the trophy. - Instagram/AshabIrfan

Pakistan's squash star Ashab Irfan has won the Rochester ProAm in the USA.

The journey to victory commenced with a bye in the first round, allowing Ashab Irfan to conserve energy for the challenges ahead. In the second round, he faced off against M. Lacrois, securing a commanding 3-0 victory with set scores of 11-5, 11-8, and a closely contested 14-12.

Undeterred by the competition, Irfan continued his winning streak in the quarter-final, defeating A. Onaopemipo in straight sets with scores of 11-9, 11-8, and 11-9.

As the stakes heightened in the semi-final, Irfan faced a formidable opponent in R. Palamino. Despite dropping two sets, Irfan displayed resilience and determination, ultimately prevailing with a hard-fought 3-2 victory. The set scores reflected the intensity of the match, with Irfan claiming victory with scores of 9-11, 11-9, 11-2, 4-11, and 11-4.

In the final showdown, Irfan squared off against Gomez Dominguez in a thrilling encounter. Irfan emerged triumphant with a 3-1 victory, securing the title with set scores of 12-10, 11-4, 9-11, and 11-9.

Ashab Irfan's results in Rochester ProAm

Round 1 - Bye

Round 2 -Ashab Irfan vs M. Lacrois 3-0: 11-5, 11-8, 14-12

Quarter-final- Ashab Irfan vs A. Onaopemipo 3-0: 11-9, 11-8, 11-9

Semi-final - Ashab Irfan vs R. Palamino 3-2: 9-11, 11-9, 11-2, 4-11, 11-4

Final - Ashab Irfan vs Gomez Dominguez 3-1 : 12-10, 11-4, 9-11, 11-9