Tennis: Daniell off to a winning start in Sweden

Marcus Daniell and Artem Sitak during the ASB Classic. Photo / Getty Images
Marcus Daniell and Artem Sitak during the ASB Classic. Photo / Getty Images

New Zealand tennis player Marcus Daniell is off to a winning start at the ATP tournament in Bastad, Sweden.

Daniell and his Brazilian partner Marcel Demoliner have beaten a Portuguese pairing 6-1, 6-4 in the first round of the doubles.

Daniell will contest the Rio Olympics alongside Michael Venus next month.

- Radio Sport

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