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In Monterrey, Mexico for an ATP Challenger, Sam Groth shared a clip from the courts as he waited out a rain delay. The Australian is seeded fifth at the $100,000 event, and was up a set against wild card Manuel Sanchez when the weather turned sour. 

Groth, ranked No. 174, is trying to bring his ranking back up to the Top 100. Seeded No 1 in doubles, he and Jarryd Chaplin won their opening round on Monday.