Successful weekend for Kiwis on Futures circuit

Last updated 08:52 03/12/2012

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New Zealand Davis Cup player Artem Sitak claimed his first ITF tennis singles title of the year with victory in a third set tiebreaker at the US$10,000 Futures event at Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Sitak beat British fourth seed Alexander Ward 6-4 6-7 7-6 for the title, the fifth of his career but first in 2012.

It was one of three titles for New Zealanders in Asian ITF Futures events at the weekend, as Marcus Daniell and his British doubles partner, Richard Grabb, won their second tournament in as many weeks, at the same event.

At the US$15,000 Jakarta Futures in Indonesia, Michael Venus and German partner Tim Puetz beat the top seeded Australians Brydan Klein and Dane Propoggia 7-5 6-3 in the final.

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