Tennis 22.10.2018 09:39 am

Raven: We simply didn’t adapt

But the doubles star also believes the SA Davis Cup were up against it before a ball was served due to conditions being tailored for Portugal.

Doubles veteran Raven Klaasen admitted the national tennis team had struggled in the conditions at the weekend after they were handed a crushing 4-0 defeat in their Davis Cup relegation tie against Portugal in Lisbon.

Raven: We simply didn’t adapt
Raven: We simply didn’t adapt

Raven: We simply didn’t adapt

But the doubles star also believes the SA Davis Cup were up against it before a ball was served due to conditions being tailored for Portugal.

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