ANDREAS SEPPI CLAIMS ATLANTIC TIRE CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY

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CARY, NC, September 15, 2019  Andreas Seppi, the No. 1 seed, defeated Michael Mmoh in three sets to claim the Atlantic Tire Championship’s Singles trophy.  Seppi, currently ranked 77 in the world, took almost 2 ½ hours to defeat American, Michael Mmoh.  In the third set Seppi was able to capitalize on his second serve, winning over 70% of the points on his second serve compared to Mmoh’s 40%.  It was the first meeting for both players.   

Mmoh did double duty having advanced to the finals in both the singles and doubles championships.  Mmoh took a quick 30-minute break after his singles match before starting the doubles championship.  Mmoh and his partner, Sekou Bangoura, faced John-Patrick Smith and Treat Huey in the finals.  Similar to the singles championships, the doubles championships also went three sets. In a tight third set tie break, Mmoh and Bangoura edged Huey/Smith to claim the double title.  It is the first Challenger title for both Mmoh and Bangoura 


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