Tennis: Michael Venus through to another final

Michael Venus celebrates after winning the men's doubles final at the ASB Classic. Photo / Getty Images
Michael Venus celebrates after winning the men's doubles final at the ASB Classic. Photo / Getty Images

Michael Venus and his Croatian partner Mate Pavic are through to the doubles final at the ATP tournament in s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands.

They've beaten American Scott Lipsky and Mexico's Santiago Gonzalez 6-4,6-4 in the semi finals to reach their fifth tour level final of the year.

Venus has confirmed he will play with world number 6 Kei Nishikori at next week's ATP tournament in Halle, Germany.

Venus and Pavic have already won titles in Auckland, Montpellier and Marseilles and lost of the final of Nice just before the French Open.

They are currently ranked 41 and 43 respectively in the individual rankings and 17th as a team in the race to secure a top 8 spot for the World Tour Finals in London.

Meanwhile Kiwis Marcus Daniell and Artem Sitak have beaten Philip Kohlschreiber and French Open semi finalist Dominic Thiem 4-6,6-3 10-4 in a Super Tiebreak to reach the second round of the doubles in Stuttgart.

The Kiwis will play German wildcards Michael Berrer and Jan-Lennard Struff in tomorrow's quarter finals.

- Radio Sport

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