3 May 2009

Two ITF Futures titles for New Zealand players

7:00 pm on 3 May 2009

The New Zealand tennis player Rubin Statham has defeated the Australian fourth-seed Greg Jones in three sets to win the ITF Futures singles title at Bundaberg in Queensland,

The fifth seed came from a set down, to win 4-6 6-4 6-1. a day after he defeated the second seed Adam Feeney,also of Australia, 6-2 6-1.

And the New Zealand top seeds DanKing-Turner and GD Jones have won the doubles title at another Futures tournament at Gimcheon in South Korea,

They beat the fourth seeds Zhe Li and Yu Wang of China 6-4 6-1, their fourth ITF Futures doubles title this year.

King-Turner has also reached the singles final and will play the Korean eighth seed Yong-Kyu Lim.