18 Jan 2014

Venus into third round of doubles in Melbourne

4:11 pm on 18 January 2014

The New Zealand tennis player Michael Venus and his partner have won their second round men's doubles match at the Australian Open in Melbourne.

The wildcard pairing of Venus and Yuki Bhambri of India have beaten the 10th seeds Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands and Horia Tecau of Romania in straight sets.

They'll play Indian fifth seeds Leander Paes and Czech Radek Stepanek in the third round.