ON TOUR: Smith, Peers Roll into Semifinals

Former Vol John-Patrick Smith and Baylor standout John Peers collected for their sixth consecutive Challenger win to roll into the semifinals Thursday at the Caloundra International in Australia.

Smith and Peers knocked off the second-seeded Taipei team of Cheng-Peng Hsieh and Hsin-Han Lee 6-2, 6-3 in their quarterfinal match of the $50,000 Challenger event.

They face James Lemke and Dane Propoggia in Friday's semifinal.

Coming off their tournament victory last week at the Burnie International, Smith and Peers have opened the Caloundra tournament with a pair of straight-set wins. The collegiate duo have already racked up 109 ATP tour points each; prior to teaming up with Peers, Smith only had 78 points.

Smith's run in singles ended in the second round with a 6-4, 7-5 loss on Wednesday.

In Dallas: After a tight two sets, Rhyne Williams lost to former U.S. Open semifinalist Robby Ginepri 6-7, 7-6, 6-0 in the opening round of the $100,000 Dallas Challenger on Tuesday. Williams was a wild card into the event.

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