Wimbledon

Klaasen, Ram to face Bryan brothers

2016-07-06 09:40
Raven Klaasen (File)

Cape Town - South Africa’s Raven Klaasen and his playing partner Rajeev Ram will face American twins Bob and Mike Bryan in the Wimbledon men’s doubles quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Klaassen and his American partner, who are the 11th seeds, on Monday defeated the fifth seeded pairing of Ivan Dodig (Coatia) and Marcelo Melo (Brazil).

Klaassen and Ram won in straight sets with a scoreline of 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/5), 6-3.

They will now face the second-seeded Bryans on Wednesday.

The brothers on Tuesday defeated 14th seeds Radek Stepanek (Czech Republic) and Nenad Zimonjic (Serbia) 7-5, 6-7 (10/12), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

The Bryans have won 16 men's doubles Grand Slams together.

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