Michael Venus has transferred his hard court tennis form the red clay has he starts preparations for next month's French Open.

Venus and his Croatian partner Mate Pavic have won through to the doubles semifinals at the ATP tournament in Marrakech.

They've beaten the Spanish Czech duo of Albert Ramos-Vinolas and Jiri Vesely 6-4, 6-3.

Venus and Pavic have won hard court titles in Auckland, Marseille and Montpellier already this year.