Futures doubles win for Daniell


Tennis


Masterton tennis professional Marcus Daniell has won the doubles title at the US$10,000 Futures tournament at Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Daniell and British doubles partner Richard Grabb beat New Zealand Davis Cup player Artem Sitak and his Austrian partner, Max Neuchrist, in the semifinals 6-1 6-0.

They then defeated the Chinese pair of Peng and Wan Gao 6-0 6-0 for the title, the fifth of the year for Daniell.

Earlier in singles, Sitak had reached the semifinals while Daniell lost in the first round.

Daniell and Sitak play another Futures tournament in the same city this week.

- WAIRARAPA TIMES-AGE

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