Artem Sitak through to ATP Challenger quarters

Last updated 11:22 28/02/2013

Relevant offers

Tennis

Andy Murray defends fiancee Kim Sears over swearing allegations against opponent Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka brace for 'Showdown III' at Melbourne Park Andy Murray outlasts Tomas Berdych to reach Australian Open final Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams win semis to setup classic Australian Open final Pat Rafter steps down as Australia Davis Cup captain with Lleyton Hewitt to fill breach Nick Kyrgios: I don't know if I'll ever grow up Nick Kyrgios hurting but happy with Australian Open effort Novak Djokovic ready for battle against Stan Wawrinka Stan Wawrinka beats Kei Nishikori to make Australian Open semifinal Serena Williams beats Dominika Cibulkova to reach another Australian Open semifinal

New Zealand Davis Cup tennis player Artem Sitak is through to the quarterfinals of the US$50,000 ATP Challenger event in Sydney.

Sitak won through the qualifying rounds before defeating Australian Luke Saville 3-6 6-3 6-2 in the first round then accounting for fellow Aussie Ben Mitchell 6-3 6-4 in the second round. He will now face another Australian, Matt Reid, in the quarters.

Reid beat Kiwi Michael Venus 7-6 6-3 in the second round. Venus had also won through qualifying and in his first round contest defeated Australian Jay Andrijic in three sets.

Rubin Statham was was knocked out in the first round of the main draw by top-200 ranked Peter Polansky of Canada.

Sitak and Statham are into the quarterfinals of the doubles after a 6-1 retirement win over Suk Young Jeong (Korea) and Kento Takeuchi (Japan).

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content