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World TeamTennis Day 8 Recap
In Day 8 of World TeamTennis play, we saw a great comeback from Eugenie Bouchard as a sub, some amazing doubles, and much more.
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World TeamTennis Day 8 Results
Washington Kastles d. Vegas Rollers (24-18)
Venus Williams vs. Kristie Ahn
In the women’s singles, Kristie Ahn would break Venus Williams in the third game of the match to go up 2-1. But, Williams would break back in the sixth game to tie the match at 3-all.
The match would end up going to a tiebreak that Ahn would win 5-4 to take the match 5-4 (5-4).
Tommy Paul vs. Sam Querrey
In the men’s singles, Tommy Paul would get the better of seasoned veteran, Sam Querrey. Each player would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak.
In the tiebreak, Paul would win 5-3 to take the match 5-4 (5-3).
Arina Rodionova / Venus Williams vs. Asia Muhammad / Kristie Ahn
The women’s doubles wouldn’t be much of a competition, with the duo of Arina Rodionova and Venus Williams dominating Asia Muhammad and Kristie Ahn.
Rodionova and Williams would win the match 5-1 over Muhammad and Ahn.
Bernarda Pera / Marcelo Arevalo vs. Kristie Ahn / Mike Bryan
In the mixed doubles, Bernarda Pera and Marcelo Arevalo would combine with Kristie Ahn and Mike Bryan to get four breaks of serve.
In the end, Pera and Arevalo would win 5-3 to win the match 5-4 (5-3).
Nicholas Monroe / Marcelo Arevalo vs. Mike Bryan / Bob Bryan
The men’s doubles would be another battle of solid serves, with each team only being broken once.
In the match tiebreak, Nicholas Monroe and Marcelo Arevalo would defeat Bob and Mike Bryan 5-3 to win 5-4 (5-3).
Chicago Smash d. Orlando Storm (24-19)
Brandon Nakashima vs. Tennys Sandgren
Despite playing very well lately, Brandon Nakashima would not be able to get it done today against Tennys Sandgren.
Sandgren would defeat Nakashima in a tiebreak, 5-1, to win the match 5-4 (5-1).
Sloane Stephens vs. Danielle Collins
In the women’s singles, Danielle Collins would gain a fast 3-1 lead over Sloane Stephens. But, at that point in the match, Eugenie Bouchard would sub in for Stephens.
After subbing in for Stephens, Bouchard would take over. She would take the match all the way to a tiebreak and win the tiebreak 5-4 to take the match 5-4 (5-4).
Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Eugenie Bouchard vs. Jessica Pegula / Danielle Collins
The women’s doubles match would feature a solid lineup of four North Americans battling for a victory.
With two breaks of serve, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Eugenie Bouchard would defeat Jessica Pegula and Danielle Collins 5-3.
Rajeev Ram / Bethanie Mattek-Sands vs. Ken Skupski / Jessica Pegula
In the mixed doubles, Bethanie Mattek-Sands would get another victory for her team, this time with partner Rajeev Ram.
Ram and Mattek-Sands would break Ken Skupski and Jessica Pegula once on their way to a 5-3 victory.
Brandon Nakashima / Rajeev Ram vs. Tennys Sandgren / Ken Skupski
In the men’s doubles, the teams of Brandon Nakashima and Rajeev Ram and Tennys Sandgren and Ken Skupski would each hold their serve to a tiebreak.
In the tiebreak, Nakashima and Ram would win 5-4 to win the match 5-4 (5-4).
San Diego Aviators d. Orange County Breakers (20-14)
Ryan Harrison vs. Steve Johnson
In the men’s singles, Ryan Harrison would break Steve Johnson twice on his way to a dominant win.
Harrison would defeat Johnson 5-1 to give his team a commanding lead to start the competition.
Christina McHale vs. Jennifer Brady
In the last singles match of the day, a women’s match between Christina McHale and Jennifer Brady, McHale would fail to win a game.
Jennifer Brady would defeat McHale easily, 5-0.
Ryan Harrison / Coco Vandeweghe vs. Austin Krajicek / Gabriela Dabrowski
In the first doubles match of the competition, the mixed doubles, each team would hold their serve, a combined three times at love, all the way to a tiebreak.
In the tiebreak, Ryan Harrison and Coco Vandeweghe would come out on top 5-3 to win the match 5-4 (5-3).
Ryan Harrison / Jonny O’Mara vs. Austin Krajicek / Steve Johnson
The men’s doubles would start out with a quick break-hold combination from Ryan Harrison and Jonny O’Mara to go up 2-0.
But, Austin Krajicek and Steve Johnson would battle back to break Harrison and O’Mara and take the match to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Harrison and O’Mara would come out on top 5-3 to take the match 5-4 (5-3).
Coco Vandeweghe / Nicole Melichar vs. Andreja Klepac / Gabriela Dabrowski
In the last match of the day, Coco Vandeweghe and Nicole Melichar would defeat partners Andreja Klepac and Gabriela Dabrowski easily.
They would defeat Klepac and Dabrowski 5-0.
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