New Zealand Davis Cup team member Michael Venus and Mexican doubles partner Santiago Gonzalez have been beaten in the quarter-finals of the clay court Houston ATP tournament in Texas.

Venus and Gonzalez lost to the fourth seeded combination of Julio Peralta (Chile) and Argentine Horacio Zeballos 3-6 6-7 (4) in one hour 14 minutes.

Earlier in the first round the Kiwi and Mexican had beaten Artem Sitak and Nicholas Monroe in three sets.

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