10 Jan 2009

Jones advances in at Heineken Open qualifying

5:51 pm on 10 January 2009

The New Zealand tennis player GD Jones has won his first up qualifying match for the Heineken Open tournament, which starts next week.

Jones, who has a current ranking of 623, beat a player ranked 186 in the world.

But a tournament official says three others New Zealanders involved in qualifying today lost their matches.