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World TeamTennis Day 6 Recap
Day 6 of World TeamTennis was full of amazing play from all six teams, and yet another impressive performance from the veteran Kim Clijsters.
Make sure to check out the results below and read all the way to the bottom to find out how to keep up with the tournament and how to keep up with everything The Tennis Advocate.
World TeamTennis Day 6 Results
Philadelphia Freedoms d. Washington Kastles (25-17)
Taylor Fritz vs. Tommy Paul
In the men’s singles, both Taylor Fritz and Tommy Paul would hold their serve for a combined eight games.
In the tiebreak, Fritz would come out on top 5-4 to win the match 5-4 (5-4).
Sofia Kenin vs. Bernarda Pera
In the women’s singles, the reigning Australian Open Women’s Singles Champion, Sofia Kenin, would defeat fellow American Bernarda Pera easily.
Kenin would defeat Pera 5-0.
Taylor Townsend / Caroline Dolehide vs. Venus Williams / Arina Rodionova
In the women’s doubles, the teams of Taylor Townsend and Caroline Dolehide and Venus Williams and Arina Rodionova would each break the other twice.
In the tiebreak, Townsend and Dolehide would defeat Williams and Rodionova 5-2 to win the match 5-4 (5-2).
Taylor Fritz / Fabrice Martin vs. Nicholas Monroe / Marcelo Arevalo
In the men’s doubles, neither team would drop a game on their way to a decisive tiebreak.
In the tiebreak, the duo of Taylor Fritz and Fabrice Martin would defeat Nicholas Monroe and Marcelo Arevalo 5-3 to win the match 5-4 (5-3).
Taylor Townsend / Fabrice Martin vs. Venus Williams / Marcelo Arevalo
The mixed doubles match, featuring Venus Williams, would finish in yet another tiebreak.
In the tiebreak, Venus Williams and Marcelo Arevalo would come out on top, but Taylor Townsend and Fabrice Martin would win in extended play.
Chicago Smash d. New York Empire (22-21)
Sloane Stephens vs. Kim Clijsters
In the women’s singles match, Kim Clijsters would once again put on an absolute clinic and prove that she is ready to return to the tour.
She would defeat Sloane Stephens 5-2.
Brandon Nakashima vs. Jack Sock
In the match between Brandon Nakashima and Jack Sock, both players would force a tiebreak.
In the tiebreak, Nakashima would prevail 5-4 (5-4) to force extended play. In extended play, Nakashima would win the super tiebreaker 7-5.
Rajeev Ram / Bethanie Mattek-Sands vs. Neal Skupski / Kim Clijsters
In the mixed doubles match, after each team held their serve to a tiebreak, Neal Skupski and Kim Clijsters would come up big in the tiebreak.
In the tiebreak, Skupski and Clijsters would defeat Rajeev Ram and Bethanie Mattek-Sands 5-4 to win the match 5-4 (5-4).
Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Eugenie Bouchard vs. Kveta Peschke / Sabine Lisicki
In the women’s doubles, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Eugenie Bouchard would have no issue defeating Kveta Peschke and Sabine Lisicki.
They would defeat Peschke and Lisicki, breaking them four times, 5-2.
Rajeev Ram / Brandon Nakashima vs. Neal Skupski / Jack Sock
In the men’s doubles match, after each team broke the other once, Neal Skupski and Jack Sock would come out with a narrow victory.
They would defeat Rajeev Ram and Brandon Nakashima 5-4 in the tiebreak to win the match 5-4 (5-4).
Vegas Rollers d. Springfield Lasers (20-18)
Sam Querrey vs. Mitchell Krueger
In the final men’s singles match of the day, Sam Querrey would crush Mitchell Krueger and any hopes he had of helping his team.
Querrey would allow Krueger to win one game on his way to winning the match in six games, 5-1.
Monica Puig vs. Olga Govortsova
In the women’s singles, Olga Govortsova would give her team, the Springfield Lasers, a boost by defeating Monica Puig soundly.
She would break Puig’s serve twice and win the match 5-3.
Mike Bryan / Bob Bryan vs. Jean-Julien Rojer / Robert Lindstedt
The last men’s doubles match of the day would feature the Bryan Brothers against Jean-Julien Rojer and Robert Lindstedt.
Each team would break the other en route to a tiebreak that Rojer and Lindstedt would win 5-2 to take the match 5-4 (5-2).
Monica Puig / Kristie Ahn vs. Caty McNally / Olga Govortsova
In the women’s doubles, Monica Puig and Kristie Ahn would deal with little resistance in their match against Caty McNally and Olga Govortsova.
They would win two games at love en route to winning the match 5-2.
Mike Bryan / Kristie Ahn vs. Robert Lindstedt / Caty McNally
In the mixed doubles, Robert Lindstedt and Caty McNally would get the better of the American duo of Mike Bryan and Kristie Ahn.
Lindstedt and McNally would win the match 5-2 to send the competition into extended play. In extended play, Bryan and Ahn would win the first game to give the Vegas Rollers the victory.
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