Zimbabwean players continued to show dominance at the International Tennis Federation Futures Tournament at Harare Sports Club with Benjamin Lock, Mehluli Sibanda and Takanyi Garanganga progressing to the semi-finals slated for this Friday (tomorrow).
Zimbabwean players at the ITF third leg being held at Harare Sports Club maintained their impressive form with the country providing three of the four players that will compete in the last four tomorrow.
Lock who was first up at centre court shrugged off the challenge of India’s Chandrasekar.
Lock needed 1 hour 256 minutes to register a 6-4, 6-4 straight sets win.
Also in action was Sibanda who progressed to the semi’s for the second time in the Zimbabwe Futures.
He got the better of India’s Dhruv Sunish 6-2, 7-5 to ease into the semi’s where he faces a stern test against Zimbabwe’s top seed Lock.
Zimbabwe’s other player to progress to the semi’s was Garanganga who needed three sets to brush off the challenge of Emmet Ward of the United States.
Garanganga won the first set 6-2 before his United States counterpart levelled matters with a 7-5 win in the second set.
Garanganga however upped his game in a third set he won 6-2 to register a 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 victory in 1 hour 39 minutes.