In a long day of matches, a majority of the seeds advanced to the round of 32. The only seed not to advance was No. 14 Daniel Galan. In one of the day’s longest matches Filip Peliwo was able to capitalize on his second serves in the second and third sets to help him overcome Galan and win the match in just over two hours. Peliwo, the first Canadian male to win a Grand Slam singles in any level, will face the winner of the Bjorn Fratangelo/Michael Redlicki match.
The evening’s first doubles match on stadium court featured two local wildcard teams. The duo of Tadas Babelis and Yannai Barkai from NC State overtook the Duke team of Sean Sculley and Nick Stachowiak The event was heavily attended by alumni from both schools.
Wednesday is scheduled to play 15 matches with the second match on Stadium Court a match up between two University of Virginia players, Thai-Son Kwiatkowski and Brandon Nakashima. It will be the first meeting for both Cavaliers. Capping off the night the No. 1 seed, Andreas Seppi will make his first tournament appearance as he takes on Great Britain’s Liam Broady. It will be the first meeting for both players.