The 32 year old was born in Lahore, Pakistan and continues to live there. His highest ranking on the ATP World Tour men’s doubles was 8 in 2011. That year Qureshi was runner up to Roger Federer for the ATP World Tour Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award. He was also voted “Most stylish Sportsman” in Pakistan in 2011.
In 2010 Qureshi made the US Open men’s doubles and mixed doubles finals. Partnering India’s Rohan Bopanna together they formed the highly successful ‘Indo-Pak Express’. Together they appeared on every major media outlet from CNN, BBC and Al-Jazeera. In 2010 Qureshi was named “Champion of Peace” and with Bopanna they won several international awards including “Image of the Year” by Peace and Sport and Sport Foundation, Monaco 2010.
As a professional tennis player on the ATP World Tour, Qureshi has been the recipient of many awards including: President’s Award for Performance by the Government of Pakistan on 14 August 2004; the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Of The Year Award for 2002 and 2010; Triple gold medalist at first Islamic Solidarity Games in Saudi Arabia in 2005; Salam Pakistan Youth Award by President of Pakistan on 14 August 2007; runner-up for the 2003 Anne Frank Award For Moral Courage by the Anne Frank Trust, UK.