Rubin ‘Jose’ Statham (above) is the sole kiwi left to fly the flag at the $15,000 ITF Berri Grand Men’s International F2 futures tournament in Berri, Australia.
Rubin Statham beat Matthew Barton from Australia 6-2 3-6 6-2 in the second round to advance to the quarterfinals. His opponent in the quarterfinals is second seeded Matthew Ebden (AUS).
The game will be played today (Friday) at 11am (1pm NZ time).
Marcus Daniell lost his second round in a tough match against Colin Ebelthite from Australia 6-3 4-6 5-7.
The kiwi team of Dan King-Turner and Oliver ‘Mikal’ Statham lost against the third seeded Australian duo Ebden and Samuel Groth 4-6 1-6 in the doubles semifinals.