Abbas moves into second round in STA tennis event

KARACHI: The rain hit ninth edition of STA Development Series Tennis Championship resumed here on Wednesday at City Sports Complex.

Though the events organisers resumed the matches on Wednesday, however, intermittent rain disruted the scheduled for the day.

Syed Abbas Raza confirmed his presence in the second round of mens singles event after dispatching fourth seed Asadullah Khan 6-3, 6-4.

Meanwhile, Faiq Azam also eased into the second round of the event after getting a walkover Hussain Aziz in the first round of mens singles event.

Favourite Sara Ahmed secured her expected place in the second round of ladies singles event after she thrashed Zoya Khan b8-2 score. Hajra Nadeem followed Sara in the second round, registering an identical 8-2 triumph over Neha Khan in the first round of the event.