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Thompson, Statham Move Into Semis

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Rubin Statham. Pic: NZPA
Rubin Statham. Pic: NZPA

Wellington, May 30 NZPA - New Zealand tennis players Adam Thompson and Rubin Statham have both advanced to the singles semifinals in tournaments at Mexico and Egypt, respectively.

Seventh seed Thompson toppled top seeded American Christohper Klingemann 3-6 6-1 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the $US10,000 ($NZ16,155) Futures in Celaya, Guanajuato.

Statham also had a three set battle at the $US10,000 Futures in Alexandria, beating local Mohamed Mamoun 3-6 7-5 6-3.

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