Islamabad: Rida faced resistance from her opponent, Mahvish Chishtie, on the third day of the Subh-e-Nau Earth Day ladies and tennis Championship 2014.
Mahvish played some tough strokes and surprised her opponent but Rida displayed fine strokes and outplayed her opponent in straight sets. The match lasted a good one and a half hours.
Mahin disposed her opponent from Lahore easily in two straight sets. Rida and Mahin will face each other in the semis.
Top seed M. Mudassir continued his winning spree to enter the semis. He beat his opponent Abdaal Haider in straight sets.
However his brother and second seed M.Muzammil faced tough resistance from sixth seed Ilham Khan and the match was stretched to full three sets.
Muzammil lost the first set 5-7 but gathered his game to win the second in a close tie break and to finally win the match.