Tennis: Sitak qualifies for rich Tokyo tournament

Artem Sitak returns a shot during the 2016 ATP Chengdu Open. Photo / Getty Images
Artem Sitak returns a shot during the 2016 ATP Chengdu Open. Photo / Getty Images

Kiwi doubles player Artem Sitak and his American partner Nicolas Monroe have qualified for the lucrative Tokyo ATP tournament in Japan.

Sitak and Monroe have beaten Britain's Colin Fleming and American Scott Lipsky 7-6, 7-6 to reach the main draw.

They will face the second seeds South African Raven Klaasen and American Rajeev Ram in the first round.

- Radio Sport

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