13 Apr 2010

Dan King-Turner wins in South Africa

12:47 pm on 13 April 2010

The New Zealand tennis number one Dan King-Turner has won his first round match at the Challenger tournament at Soweto near Johannesburg, South Africa.

King-Turner who has a ranking of 256 beat Spanish top 250 player Daniel Munoz-De La Nava 6-2 6-3.

He was expecting to play second seed Karol Beck in the second round, but will will instead play Sweden's Filip Prpic, who's ranked 325 in the world and beat Beck in straight sets.