Aqeel Khan
Aqeel Khan

Aqeel Khan is a former Pakistani international tennis star player who belongs to Karachi, Sindh. He served as a tennis player for Pakistan from 1998-2014 and won many titles in his tennis career. He won seven singles titles and two doubles titles in different tournaments.

Currently, he is working as a tennis coach after getting international coaching certification. This article has everything about him, including Aqeel Khan Biography.

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Personal
Name:Aqeel Khan
In Urdu:عقیل خان
Famous As:Tennis Player
Nationality:Pakistani
Residence:Karachi
Education:He did inter in commerce and than did some courses
Religion:Islam
Profession:Pakistani National Champion in tennis
Turned Pro:1998
Plays:Right Handed
Prize Money:$14,595
Career Record:Tour 9 – 22, Total 103 – 60
Highest Ranking:No 349 (4th October 2004)
Interest:Football and watching T.V
Email:[email protected]
Born
Date:30th January 1980
Place:Karachi
Family
Ethnicity:Khan
Parents:Jamil Khan
Siblings :Jalil khan and Yasir Khan

Aqeel Khan Biography

Aqeel Khan Biography

Aqeel has played tennis for a long time for Pakistan and has won many matches. He has done well both in Singles and Double tennis competitions. He appeared in 197 matches in his tennis career and won 119 of them with a win percentage of 60.41.

Moreover, he has won 88 matches and lost 37 on hard surfaces, having an impressive total win percentage of 70.4%. While his favorite tennis surface is the grassy one, where he has got success in 15 games and has lost 08. His win percentage on the grass tennis surface is 65.22.

Aqeel could not gain a lot of success on clay grounds as he only won 16 tennis matches while losing 25. He never won a single game at the carpet surface in his entire tennis career.

Aqeel Date of Birth

He was born on 30th January 1980 at Karachi, Sindh.

Education of Aqeel

He passed his matriculation in 1997 and then got his intermediate degree in Commerce from Karachi’s hometown. In 2012 he did ATF level 01 coaching, and then in 2013, he got Level-B International tennis coaching.

Aqeel Khan Family

His father, Jamil Khan, was also a tennis player for Pakistan, so his son Aqeel got his tennis coaching mostly from his father. His brothers Jalil and Yasir Khan, are also tennis players.

Career

Initial Career

Aqeel started playing tennis from his home as he belongs to a tennis-playing family. His father, Jamil Khan, was a tennis star, so he got inspired by his father to become a tennis player and represent Pakistan.

His father coached him and helped him in improving his game all the time. At a very young age, he played Junior Tennis in the International Junior Championship in 1993. Finally, in 1998 he represented his national team in Davis Cup.

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International Career and Achievements

Aqeel represented Pakistan in many Tennis competitions. He played in 46 Davis Cup ties for his team, which is the most by any Pakistani Tennis player. He made his first Davis Cup match debut in 1998  at Islamabad and won it against Sanjeev Tikaram by 6-1 and 6-3.

In 2002, he reached in the second round of Singles, Doubles, and team competition. While he reached the ITF India Tennis tournament finale. After that, he won the Singles cup at Hyderabad (Deccan) and won the Championship of DSCL Indian tennis at New Delhi.

Aqeel Khan helped Pakistan in reaching the World Group Play-Offs alongside Aisam Ul Haq in 2005. In the same year, he featured for Pakistan in Islamic Solidarity Games and won Gold Medal.

Moreover, he represented Pakistan in Asian Tennis Championship in 2007 at Uzbekistan and reached the second round. And in 2009, he reached doubles final alongside his Malaysian Partner. In Commonwealth games, he got to the second round of Singles competition.

Coaching

In 2011 Aqeel coached the Sri-Lankan tennis team for group-III competition and guided them to win all matches. After the successful group-III competition, the team got to group-II for the year 2012. In 2013-14 he also coached the Pakistani tennis team.

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Achievements and Records

  • Aqeel has won seven Futures and Satellites Tournaments for Pakistan in Tennis
  • He has been five times runner-up in the Futures and Satellite Competitions
  • Moreover, he has got two doubles titles in Future and Satellites Tournaments
  • While he has been runner-up in futures and Satellites Competitions for Seven times
  • He is ranked at 363rd Position in Singles throughout the tennis world and 613th among doubles ranking of Players.

Social Media Handles

His social media accounts include

https://www.facebook.com/aqeel.khan.56863