ANDREAS SEPPI CLAIMS ATLANTIC TIRE CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY

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% …

MICHAEL MMOH ADVANCES TO SINGLES AND DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP

CARY, NC, September 14, 2019 – Michael Mmoh will have a busy Sunday as he competes in both the singles and doubles Championship matches.  Mmoh defeated fellow American, JC Aragone, in one of Saturday’s three set matches. This was the first meeting for Mmoh and Aragone.  Mmoh, who already has four Challenger titles, will face …

MICHAEL MMOH VIES FOR SPOTS IN SINGLES AND DOUBLES FINALS

CARY, NC, September 13, 2019 – Michael Mmoh will compete in both singles and doubles on Semifinal Saturday at the Atlantic Tire Championships.  Mmoh defeated the No. 2 seed and Greenville, NC native Tommy Paul in the evening’s final match.  Mmoh, coming off an early season shoulder injury, struggled with winning points on his second …

AMERICAN WILL BE IN FINALS AT ATLANTIC TIRE CHAMPIONSHIPS

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 …

NAKASHIMA PICKS UP FIRST CAREER MAIN DRAW ATP CHALLENGER WIN

Brandon Nakashima picked up his first career main draw ATP Challenger win today, defeating fellow Cavalier Thai-Son Kwiatkowski in straight sets.  Nakashima, a top ten junior player, was recently a semi-finalist at the US Open Junior Championships.  Kwiatkowski, the 2017 NCAA Singles Champion, was the tournaments No. 13 seed.  While he was visibly suffering, Kwiatkowski …

MOST SEEDS ADVANCE TO THE ROUND OF 32

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 …

Prior Champions Return to Atlantic Tire Championships

CARY, NC, September 9, 2019 – Past Atlantic Tire Champions returned to Cary to vie for the 2019 title.  Inaugural Atlantic Tire Championships champion, Dennis Novikov, entered the tournament as an alternate and faced wildcard Ulises Blanch. Blanch, a successful junior player, won his first ATP Challenger title in 2018 and is looking to capture …

TICKETS ON SALE

Atlantic Tire Championships To Showcase Professional Tennis in Cary September 9-15, 2019 Cary, NC – Cary Tennis Park is set to welcome a new field of competitors when the Atlantic Tire Championships returns to Cary September 9-15. The tournament is a United States Tennis Association (USTA) Pro Circuit event and will feature top men’s tennis …

QUALIFIER JAMES DUCKWORTH CLAIMS TITLE

CARY, NC, September 16, 2018 – Qualifier James Duckworth defeated No. 4 seed Reilly Opelka to claim the Atlantic Tire Championship Singles title. Duckworth didn’t face any breakpoints and battled through Opelka’s 23 aces to claim his first ATP Challenger title for 2018. This is his sixth career singles ATP Challenger Title. Along the way …