BUDDING Hong Kong junior John Hui Kin-yip powered his way into the third round in boys' under-16 singles at the Orange Bowl in Florida yesterday. Hui, who turns 17 next month, defeated Canadian number three Simon Larose 7-6, 3-6, 6-3 in the first round and reached the last 16 at the expense of second-seeded Spaniard Alberto Martin. The Hong Kong Sports Institute scholarship player clinched the first set 7-5 and was leading 5-2 in the second when Martin retired. Coach Mark Bailey was delighted with the results and said: 'The Orange Bowl is the premier junior age group tournament in the world and all the top players are in it. 'Alberto Martin is the number one junior in Europe and it was a great win for John.' Hui also won his first two matches in the doubles competition, in which he is partnering Hishay Heryeda of Egypt, to reach the quarter-finals. Hui and Heryeda breezed through their opening match in straight games and held their nerves with a commendable 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 victory over the second-seeded Argentinian combination in the second round. Jason Sankey, the other Hong Kong representative in the tournament, won his opening match in the boys' under-14 draw but bowed out in the next round. to the number two seed.