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