Raven safely through
Raven Klaasen progressed safely through the first round of the men’s doubles at the Australian Open yesterday.
Klaasen and new partner Oliver Marach of Austria secured a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia and Casper Ruud of Norway.
The No 9 seeds were set to face Andres Molteni of Argentina and Hugo Nys of Monaco in round two.
Meanwhile, SA singles No 1 Kevin Anderson was gearing up to meet American Taylor Fritz in the second round today. –