AMERICAN WILL BE IN FINALS AT ATLANTIC TIRE CHAMPIONSHIPS

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CARY, NC, September 12, 2019 – With today’s wins, an American player is guaranteed to be in the finals of the Atlantic Tire Championships. Tommy Paul easily won his afternoon match to advance to the Quarterfinals.  Paul, the No. 2 seed, defeated University of Virginia’s Brandon Nakashima to advance to the quarterfinals.  He will take on the No. 11 seed, Michael Mmoh, on Friday. Mmoh’s strong serving was a key factor in his win over Mikael Torpegaard.  Other Americans in the bottom half of the draw include wildcard Ulises Blanch and JC Aragone.

Thursday night’s featured singles match pitted Noah Rubin against friend Christopher Eubanks.  Despite firing 21 aces, 11 in the third set, Eubanks was not able to pull out the win to advance to the Quarterfinals.  Rubin will face the No. 1 seed, Andrea Seppi on Friday evening.

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Atlantic Tire Championships

A USTA Pro Circuit Event

Thursday, September 12

Cary Tennis Park

Cary, NC

Purse: $54,160

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Thursday September 12 – RESULTS

Men’s Singles-3rd Round
Andreas Seppi, Italy (1), d John-Patrick Smith, Australia (16), 6-3, 6-2

Noah Rubin, United States (10), d Christopher Eubanks, United States (8), 6-4, 6-7(3), 7-6(5)

—more—

Filip Peliwo, Canada, d Bjorn Fratangelo, United States (3), W/O

Enzo Couacaud, France (15), d Donald Young, United States (12), 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
Daniel Nguyen, United States, d JC Aragone, United States, 6-3, 6-2

Ulises Blanch, United States, d Ben Patael, Israel, 6-1, 6-4

Michael Mmoh, United States (11), d Mikael Torpegaard, Denmark (6), 6-1, 6-4

Tommy Paul, United States (2), d WC- Brandon Nakashima, 7-6(0), 6-4

Men’s Doubles Quarterfinals
Treat Huey (Philippines) / John-Patrick Smith, United States, d. Nathan Pasha / Max Schnur, United States, 4-6, 6-2, 10-8

Hans Hach Verdugo (Mexico) / Donald Young (United States) d Jamie Cerretani  / Dennis Novikov, United States (4), 7-5, 6-2

Sekou Bangoura / Michael Mmoh (United States) d WC- Tadas Babelis (Lithuania) / Yannai Barkai (Israel), 6-3, 6-7(6), 10-2
Korey Lovett / Tommy Paul (United States) d Enzo Couacaud (France) / Renzo Olivo (Argentina), 6-4, 6-4

Friday September 13– SCHEDULE
CENTER start 1:00 pm
J. Aragone vs U. Blanch (USA), followed by
F. Peliwo vs [5] E. Couacaud, followed by
[1] A. Seppi vs [10] N. Rubin

Not Before 5:30 pm
T. Huey / J. Smith vs H. Hach Verdugo / D. Young, followed by
[11] M. Mmoh (USA) vs [2] T. Paul (USA) 

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