Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He began playing tennis at about age 11 in Karachi, Pakistan.
|Why this sport?
||"I only picked up a racquet to evade ball boy duty, which my father made me do at Modern Club [in Karachi, Pakistan]. I hated doing that, so I kept playing. Gradually I developed an interest and did well."
|Most influential person in career
||His father. (pakpassion.net, 24 May 2013)
|Hero / Idol
||Swedish tennis player Stefan Edberg. (pakpassion.net, 24 May 2013)
||In 2014 he suffered a shoulder injury. (thenews.com.pk, 06 Sep 2014)
|Awards and honours
||In 2014 he received the Presidentís Award for Pride of Performance in Pakistan. (tribune.com.pk, 15 Aug 2014)
||His brothers Jalil and Yasir have played tennis professionally. (dunyanews.tv, 24 Feb 2018; pakpassion.net, 24 May 2013)