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World TeamTennis Day 9 Recap
Taylor Fritz would hit some massive serves, the Chicago Smash would get a big win, and much more happened on Day 9 of World TeamTennis.
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 stay connected with The Tennis Advocate.
World TeamTennis Day 9 Results
Philadelphia Freedoms d. Springfield Lasers (23-17)
Taylor Fritz vs. Mitchell Krueger
In the men’s singles, Taylor Fritz and Mitchell Krueger would combine to hold two service games at love, but Fritz would come out on top.
Fritz would only need one break of serve, in the third game, to defeat Krueger 5-3.
Sofia Kenin vs. Olga Govortsova
In the women’s singles, Sofia Kenin would get another solid victory, this time against Olga Govortsova.
She would defeat Govortsova by winning five games in a row, after losing the first three, 5-3.
Taylor Townsend / Sofia Kenin vs. Caty McNally / Hayley Carter
The women’s doubles would feature four Americans, Taylor Townsend and Sofia Kenin and Caty McNally and Hayley Carter.
Each team would break the other once on their way to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, McNally and Carter would win 5-3 to take the match 5-4 (5-3).
Fabrice Martin / Taylor Fritz vs. Jean-Julien Rojer / Robert Lindstedt
In the men’s doubles, Fabrice Martin and Taylor Fritz would make quick work of Jean-Julien Rojer and Robert Lindstedt.
They would break Rojer and Lindstedt twice, defeating them in six games, 5-1.
Fabrice Martin / Taylor Townsend vs. Jean-Julien Rojer / Caty McNally
The mixed doubles would be slightly more competitive than the men’s doubles, but Jean-Julien Rojer and Caty McNally would not need a tiebreak to win it.
Rojer and McNally would break Fabrice Martin and Taylor Townsend twice on their way to winning the match 5-3. With this, they would force extended play.
In extended play, Fabrice Martin and Taylor Townsend would win the first game to end the competition.
Chicago Smash d. San Diego Aviators (20-16)
Sloane Stephens vs. Christina McHale
Christina McHale would get a big win on Monday, defeating the former US Open Champion, Sloane Stephens.
McHale and Stephens would break each other a combined six times, and the match would eventually go to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, McHale would come out on top 5-3 to win 5-4 (5-3).
Brandon Nakashima vs. Ryan Harrison
In the men’s singles, Brandon Nakashima would continue his impressive play at World TeamTennis.
He would defeat Ryan Harrison in eight games, 5-3.
Rajeev Ram / Bethanie Mattek-Sands vs. Jonny O’Mara / Coco Vandeweghe
The mixed doubles would be a one-sided affair, with the team of Rajeev Ram and Bethanie Mattek-Sands having a great match.
Ram and Mattek-Sands would defeat Jonny O’Mara and Coco Vandeweghe 5-1.
Rajeev Ram / Evan King vs. Ryan Harrison / Jonny O’Mara
The men’s doubles would feature another lopsided event with Rajeev Ram and Evan King winning easily.
Ram and King would break Ryan Harrison and Jonny O’Mara twice on their way to a 5-2 victory.
Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Eugenie Bouchard vs. Coco Vandeweghe / Nicole Melichar
The women’s doubles match didn’t stray far from the other two doubles event, with one team playing much better than the other.
This time it would be Coco Vandeweghe and Nicole Melichar winning 5-1 over Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Eugenie Bouchard.
Orange County Breakers d. New York Empire (24-15)
Jack Sock vs. Steve Johnson
In the men’s singles, Jack Sock would get the better of Steve Johnson in a tiebreak.
After both players held their serve for a combined eight games, Sock would take the tiebreak 5-1 to win the match 5-4 (5-1).
Sabine Lisicki vs. Jennifer Brady
In the women’s singles, Jennifer Brady would put up a crucial bagel for her team.
She would defeat Sabine Lisicki 5-0, breaking her twice.
Ken Skupski / Jack Sock vs. Steve Johnson / Austin Krajicek
The men’s doubles was another tight match, with each team holding their serve all the way to a tiebreak.
In the tiebreak, partners Steve Johnson and Austin Krajicek would defeat Ken Skupski and Jack Sock 5-1 to win 5-4 (5-1).
Kveta Peschke / Neal Skupski vs. Gabriela Dabrowski / Austin Krajicek
In the mixed doubles, Gabriela Dabrowski and Austin Krajicek would defeat Kveta Peschke and Neal Skupski in eight games.
They would break Peschke and Skupski once on their way to a 5-3 win.
Kveta Peschke / Sabine Lisicki vs. Gabriela Dabrowski / Andreja Klepac
In the last match of the day, a women’s doubles match, Gabriela Dabrowski and Andreja Klepac would get the best of Kveta Peschke and Sabine Lisicki.
They would beat Peschke and Lisicki 5-3.
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