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.
|In Urdu:||عقیل خان|
|Famous As:||Tennis Player|
|Education:||He did inter in commerce and than did some courses|
|Profession:||Pakistani National Champion in tennis|
|Career Record:||Tour 9 – 22, Total 103 – 60|
|Highest Ranking:||No 349 (4th October 2004)|
|Interest:||Football and watching T.V|
|Date:||30th January 1980|
|Siblings :||Jalil khan and Yasir Khan|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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