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Daniell through to Challenger semis

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 10/05/2017
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Kiwi tennis player Marcus Daniell is through to the semi-finals of a Challenger doubles tournament in southern France.

Daniell and Brazilian partner Marcelo Demoliner triumphed over fellow Kiwi Artem Sitak and Mexican Santiago Gonzales 6-2, 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the Aix-en-Provence event on Thursday morning (NZT), setting up a semi-final against either Sergio Galdos and Renzo Olivo or Andre Begemann and Jeremy Chardy.

South American pair Galdos and Olivo had earlier knocked Kiwi Michael Venus and Australian partner John Patrick Smith out in the first round.

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