5 Mar 2007

Young Auckland tennis player beaten in final

6:30 am on 5 March 2007

The young Auckland tennis player Kairangi Vano has been beaten in the final of the ITF Futures event in Wellington.

17-year-old Vano of Cook Islands origin and a wildcard was beaten by the unseeded Hong Kong player Ling Zhang 6-1, 6-1.

Kyu-Tae Im of Korea won the men's final.

The circuit heads to Hamilton this week.