Tennis: Venus through to sixth ATP final of 2016

Michael Venus celebrates with Mate Pavic after winning the doubles final at the ASB Classic. Photo / Getty Images
Michael Venus celebrates with Mate Pavic after winning the doubles final at the ASB Classic. Photo / Getty Images

Kiwi tennis player Michael Venus has won through to his sixth ATP doubles final of the year.

Venus and Croatian partner Mate Pavic who are the top seeds won their semifinal clash at the Gstaad ATP tournament in Switzerland over the Indian pairing of Purav Raja and Divu Sharan 3-6 7-6(4) 10-2.

Already this year they have won titles at Auckland, Montpellier, Marseille and s-Hertogenbosch with a runners-up finish in Nice.

Venus has a current ATP doubles ranking of 41 in the world and a career high of 39.

- NZ Herald

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