Venus wins twice in a day to reach semi finals in Geneva

Thursday, 20 May 2021

New Zealand's top ranked doubles player Michael Venus and his Australian doubles partner John Peers have won two matches in a day to reach the semi-finals at the ATP 250 tournament in Geneva.

The second seeds won their first round match at the rain delayed tournament 6-1 6-4 over El Salvador’s Marcelo Arevalo and Dutchman Matwe Middelkoop  before winning their semi  6-3,1-6 11-9 over Swiss wildcards Marc Huesler and Dominic Stricker in 1 hour and 3.

Artem Sitak meanwhile and his Portuguese partner Joao Sousa have lost their quarter final at the ATP tournament in Lyon. They have been beaten 6-1 n6-1 by top seeds Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut.

Former Kiwi Cameron Norrie who represents Britain has had one of the best wins of his career beating top seed-Dominic Thiem 6-3 6-2 to reach the quarter finals in Geneva.

 

Norrie who represented New Zealand in the junior ranks and whose parents live in Auckland, stunned the Austrian who has twice been a finalist at the French Open.

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