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