Tennis: Sitak in final four

New Zealand Davis Cup player Artem Sitak has reached the semifinals of singles and doubles at the US$10,000 Futures at Phnom Penh, Cambodia today. Photo / John Borren.
New Zealand Davis Cup player Artem Sitak has reached the semifinals of singles and doubles at the US$10,000 Futures at Phnom Penh, Cambodia today. Photo / John Borren.

New Zealand Davis Cup player Artem Sitak has reached the semifinals of singles and doubles at the US$10,000 Futures at Phnom Penh, Cambodia today.

Sitak defeated French eighth-seed Sebastiem Boltz in the quarter-finals 6-1 6-1 and will now play third seed Axel Michon (France) for a spot in the final.

In the doubles, Sitak and Austrian Max Neuchrist face fellow Kiwi Marcus Daniell and Brit, Richard Grabb in the semifinals.

Meanwhile, in the US$10,000 Mexico Futures at Mazatlan, Matt Simpson is in the second round of the singles where he will play Mexican Miguel Gallardo-Valles.

In the doubles, Simpson and Canadian doubles partner, Andrew Ochotta were beaten in the quarter-finals.

Another New Zealand player, Marvin Barker has had to withdraw from the same event after he damaged his ankle badly in an off-court accident which will keep him off the court for an extended period of time.

- APNZ

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