Who is Pakistan tennis player Zainab Ali Naqvi as she dies of heart attack, death reason, biography and age

Who is Pakistan tennis player Zainab Ali Naqvi as she dies of heart attack, death reason, biography and age

Here is all you need to know about Pakistani tennis player Zainab Ali Naqvi as she passes away following a heart attack, have a look at her cause of death and age

Following a practice session before of an ITF junior tournament, Zainab Ali Naqvi, a young Pakistani tennis player, collapsed in her room and died from what appeared to be a heart attack.

Who is Pakistani tennis player Zainab Ali Naqvi as she dies of heart attack, death reason, biography and age

According to reports, Zainab passed out in her home’s bathroom after rehearsing before an ITF competition. She was getting ready for the tournament’s second round after winning the opener at the ITF Juniors Khawar Hyatt Memorial Tournament in Islamabad.

But there were worries given her extended absence. They tried calling her, but they couldn’t get through and because of this, the door was forced open by the authorities, who found a disturbing scene.

When the teenage tennis player fainted, her grandmother went to the hospital right away to get help for her however, it was too late and the teenager was announced dead. PTI was told by a top PTF official:

It is very sad because Zainab was a very promising player on the women’s circuit and enthusiastically working hard to win the ITF junior competitions.”

The police who is handling the incident stated that Zainab was not alive when she reached Kulsum Inter­national Hospital hospital.


Zainab’s body was then shifted to the PolyClinic for autopsy before it was flown to Karachi and the real cause of death will be determined the in autopsy report but it apparently seems that it was a heart failure due to showering immediately after a hectic practice session.

Who was Zainab Ali Naqvi?

Zainab Ali Naqvi was a young tennis player from Karachi, Pakistan. She passed away at the age of 17 while she was in Islamabad for the ITF Juniors Tournament.


Zainab Ali Naqvi (born 30 April 2006 – died 12 February 2024, Aged: 17 years old)

A look at Zainab Ali Naqvi’s career

At the age of six, Zainab Ali Naqvi began playing tennis, following in the footsteps of her father, who was also an avid player. She primarily competed in the junior singles division, and her preferred surface was hard court.

Following her signing with the Pakistan Air Force in 2023, Zainab Ali Naqvi competed for the PAF team at the National Games held in Quetta, Balochistan.


Her triumph in the ATF U-14 Super Series Tennis Championships, when she defeated Varsha Das of India in the close championship match, was her noteworthy international accomplishment. In 2022, she competed on behalf of her nation against Kazakhstan in the ITF Pakistan Junior Tennis Championships.

Due to her court prowess, Zainab emerged as a rising star in the nation after winning multiple tournaments at the Sindh and Karachi levels.


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