Artem Sitak wins doubles title in Mexico
New Zealand's Artem Sitak has struck good form ahead of the Davis Cup clash against Korea in just under two weeks, claiming the doubles title at the US$50,000 Guadalajara Challenger in Mexico on Monday morning (NZ time).
Sitak, ranked 55th in the world, and Mexico's Santiago Gonzalez beat Australian fourth seeds Luke Saville and John-Patrick Smith 6-3 1-6 10-5 in the final.
Earlier, Sitak and Gonzalez won their semifinal against Sweden's Johan Brunstrom and Andreas Siljestrom 6-3 4-6 10-2.
The result was another promising sign for the New Zealand Davis Cup team ahead of the encounter with Korea, after Marcus Daniell claimed a doubles title in Texas last week.
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