Venus and Peers face must win match at 02 Arena
New Zealand’s Michael Venus and his Australian partner John Peers face a must win match at the ATP World Tour Finals in London tomorrow morning.
Following their straight sets defeat by Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos on Monday morning, Venus and Peers take on Austrian Jurgen Melzer and Frenchman Edouard Roger-Vasselin who also lost their opening match.
Defeat for either pair will all but mathematically effectively eliminate them from semi-final contention with the top two teams in each Group advancing to the last four.
“Two guys who are very good singles players and now concentrating on doubles. They have won a lot of matches recently winning the ATP 500 title in St Petersburg and also reached the semi-finals at the French Open, so it’s going to be another tough match.” Venus said.
The other match in the Bob Bryan Group has top seeds Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares against Granollers and Zeballos. That match is at 1am with Venus and Peers to play their match at 7am NZT.