4 May 2009

Statham wins tournament in Queensland

6:30 am on 4 May 2009

The New Zealand tennis number 2 Rubin Statham has won his first Futures singles title with a victory at Bundaberg, Queensland.

Statham seeded fifth beat the top seed, third seed and then the fourth seed, Greg Jones of Australia in 3 sets, in successive matches for the title.

He will now play the Futures event at Ipswich, Queensland this week.