ALEXIS Canter reached the semi-finals in the doubles at his first clay tournament of the year.

The 17-year-old, from Long Wittenham, had been knocked out in the second round of the singles at the Grade 1 event in Nice, France.

But Canter and partner Dan Added edged two matches before losing 6-4, 6-7, 10-3 to Elliot Benchetrit and Kenneth Raisma.