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Scholtz misses out on quarters

The weather man continues to favour players and fans alike with ideal conditions for tennis at the ITF Futures event in Durban.

Wednesday’s play saw all the women’s doubles quarter-finals being completed so the semi’s will be played on Thursday.

Singles matches┬áwill all be quarter finals ÔÇô Joshua Milton of Great Britain is one to watch out for as he takes on the top seed from Greece after beating South Africa’s Nikala Scholtz 6-4 6-2 and displaying some great shot making and speed around the court.

In the women’s singles, Malou Ejdesgaard of Denmark defeated third seed, Sanaa Bhambri from India 7-5 6-3 to set up a meeting with young South African Natasha Fourouclas who had a relatively easy win over Ukraine’s Khristina Kazimova, beating her 6-0 6-3.

Results from Day Three

Men
Singles second round: *7 Joshua Milton GBR bt Nikala Scholtz RSA 6-4 6-2; *6 Alexandros Jakupovic GRE bt Richard Ruckleshausen AUT 6-1 6-2; *3 Adrien Bossel SUI bt Tuna Altuna TUR 6-1 6-0; *4 Amir Weintraub ISR bt Paris Gemouchidis GRE 6-1 6-3; *1 Theodoros Angelinos GRE bt Nikolaus Moser AUT 6-4 6-2; *2 Raven Klaasen RSA bt Vitali Reshetnikov RUS 6-4 6-4; Renier Moolman RSA bt Ruan Roelofse RSA 6-4 2-6 6-4; *8 Andrew Anderson RSA bt Christian Guervara USA 6-4 6-2
Doubles second round: *3 Marcus Daniell NZL & Amir Weintraub ISR bt Adrien Bossel SUI & Roman Vigoli CZE 6-4 6-4; *2 Nikolaus Moser AUT & Max Raditschnigg AUT bt Ruan Roelofse & Nikala Scholtz RSA 6-2 6-3; Paris Gemouchidis & Alexandros Jakupovic GRE bt Mathew Rossouw & Martinus Visser 6-4 6-4; *4 Sergei Krotiouk & Vitali Reshetnikov RUS bt Jurgen de Jger & Adriaan du Toit RSA 6-2 6-1; Joshua Milton & David Rice GBR bt Renier Moolman & Hernus Pieters RSA 7-5 6-0

Women
Singles second round:
*5 Rushmi Chakravarthi IND bt Tegan Edwards RSA 7-5 6-1; Malou Ejdesgaard DEN bt Sanaa Bhambri IND (4) 7-5 6-3; Natasha Fourouclas RSA bt Khristina Kazimova UKR 6-0 6-3; *1 Poojashree Venkatesha IND bt Christine Kandler AUT 6-1 3-6 6-3; *2 Chanel Simmonds RSA bt Zuzana Luknarova SVK 6-4 7-6; *6 Daniela Scivetti AUT bt Katariina Banarova SVK 4-6 6-4 6-2; *3 Zuzana Linhova CZE bt Blanka Szavay HUN 6-1 7-6; Nicole Rottman GER bt *8 Shivika Burman IND 6-2 7-6
Doubles quarter finals: Tegan Edwards & Bianca Swanepoel RSA bt Ilze Hattingh & Kersten Gressman RSA 6-1 6-2; *1 Sanaa Bhambri & Rushmi Chakravarthi IND bt Alina Wessel GER & Imke Jagau NAM 6-1 6-2; Bianca Chidrawi AUT & Khristina Kazimova UKR bt Daniela Scivetti & Marisa Gianotti AUT (4) 6-4 3-6 10-2; *2 Zuzana Linhova CZE & Poojashree Venkatesha IND bt Malou Ejdegaard DEN & Chanel Simmonds RSA 6-4 6-0


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