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Razak on the move after three set win in ITF futures

Razak on the move after three set win in ITF futures

Malaysia’s Abdul Razak made the best of his elevation to the main draw as a lucky loser by storming into the quarterfinals of the $10,000 iTF Futures for the GlF Open after his tenacious 4-6,7-6,7-6 win over seventh seed Ito Yuichi of Japan at the National Training Center yesterday.

Top seeded Liang Chi Huang of Chinese Taipei led the other surviving seeds to the round of eight with a 6-3,6-4 win over compatriot Khuan Yi Lee.

Third-seeded Cheong Eui Kim was made to work hard for his 2-6,6-1,6-1 win by wild card entry Sharmal Dissanayake of Sri Lanka, while fourth seeded Richard Gabb got past South Korea’s Jae Hwan-Kim 7-6,6-4.

In other matches, fifth seed Neisten Milaan of the Netherlands packed too much power for Japan’s veteran Katsushi Fukuda in a 6-1,6-1 blowout of the wild card, while Chinese Taipei contender Cheng Yu Yu sent out Nicolas Ferrando of Argentina.

South Korean Soon Wookwon had it easy against Francis Casey Alacantara of the Philippines, winning 6-2,6-3. even as an another Korean in the field Ji Hoon-son won the first set 6-4 against and led 1-0 in the second before his rival Tung Lin Wu retired from the contest.

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