Venus racing clock
TENNIS: New Zealand doubles star Michael Venus has posted a major win at the Shanghai Masters. Venus and his South African partner Raven Klaasen have beaten ex-Kiwi Ben McLachlan and his German partner Jan Lennard Struff 6-3 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals at the ATP Masters 1000 tournament. It’s also a result that will enhance their prospects of qualifying for the season ending ATP World Tour Finals in London. Meanwhile, Venus’s fiance´e Sally is due to give birth to the couple’s first child in London in the next few days.