Tennis: Statham wins first round match

Rubin Statham. Photo / Supplied
Rubin Statham. Photo / Supplied

New Zealander Rubin Statham has won his first round match at the Manulife ATP US$50,000 Challenger event in Singapore.

Statham beat his doubles partner Riccardo Ghedin, of Italy, 7-6(5) 6-3. The Kiwi now faces eighth seed Amir Weintraub of Israel in the second round.

- APNZ

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