11 Jan 2009

GD Jones into second round of qualifying at Heineken Open

6:54 am on 11 January 2009

The New Zealand tennis player GD Jones is through to the second round of qualifying for this week's Heineken Open in Auckland.

Jones, who has a current world ranking of 623, beat his first round Spainish opponent, ranked 437 places better, in straight sets 6-2,6-1.

But four other New Zealanders lost their first round matches.