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World TeamTennis Day 16 Recap
The Springfield Lasers would keep their playoff hopes alive, Steve Johnson would upset Brandon Nakashima, and much more during Day 16 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 16 Results
Orange County Breakers d. Chicago Smash (23-16)
Brandon Nakashima vs. Steve Johnson
18-year-old phenom who? Steve Johnson wasted no time dismantling Brandon Nakashima today during their singles match.
Johnson would break Nakashima twice, only allowing him to win one game, en route to a 5-1 victory.
Sloane Stephens vs. Jennifer Brady
The women’s singles would be another blowout, this time with Jennifer Brady defeat fellow American Sloane Stephens.
Brady would break Stephens three times on her way to a 5-1 victory.
*Eugenie Bouchard would sub in for Sloane Stephens down 1-3.
Rajeev Ram / Sloane Stephens vs. Steve Johnson / Jennifer Brady
In the mixed doubles, Steve Johnson and Jennifer Brady would team up to take down Rajeev Ram and Sloane Stephens.
After a tight start to the match, Johnson and Brady would break Ram and Stephens in the eighth game to take the match 5-3.
Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Eugenie Bouchard vs. Gabriela Dabrowski / Jennifer Brady
The women’s doubles would feature two teams comprised of one American and one Canadian.
The duo of Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Eugenie Bouchard would join forces once again, and win the match 5-3.
Rajeev Ram / Evan King vs. Steve Johnson / Austin Krajicek
The men’s doubles would be one of the closest matches of the competition, but Steve Johnson and Austin Krajicek would come out on top in the end.
Rajeev Ram and Evan King would defeat Johnson and Krajicek 5-2 in a tiebreak, to force the match to go to extended play. But, in extended play, Johnson and Krajicek would win the second game to end the match.
Springfield Lasers d. Vegas Rollers (24-19)
Caty McNally vs. Ajla Tomljanovic
In the women’s singles, Caty McNally would come out with a big win for her team against Ajla Tomljanovic.
McNally would defeat Tomljanovic, 5-3, breaking her twice.
Mitchell Krueger vs. Sam Querrey
In the men’s singles, Americans Sam Querrey and Mitchell Krueger would face-off. After a tight match, Querrey would force the competition to go to extended play by winning 5-4.
But, Krueger won the first game of extended play to win the match.
Robert Lindstedt / Jean-Julien Rojer vs. Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
In the men’s doubles, Mike and Bob Bryan would team up, as per usual, to defeat the duo of Robert Lindstedt and Jean-Julien Rojer.
Mike and Bob would defeat Lindstedt and Rojer 5-2 in a tiebreak, to win the match 5-4 (5-2).
Robert Lindstedt / Caty McNally vs. Mike Bryan / Monica Puig
In the mixed doubles, Robert Lindstedt and Caty McNally would team up once again, this time to defeat Mike Bryan and Monica Puig.
Lindstedt and McNally would break Bryan and Puig twice en route to a 5-3 victory.
Caty McNally / Hayley Carter vs. Ajla Tomljanovic / Monica Puig
The women’s doubles would feature several strong return games from the team of Caty McNally and Hayley Carter and the team of Ajla Tomljanovic and Monica Puig.
In the end, McNally and Carter would defeat Tomljanovic and Puig, 5-3, breaking them twice.
Orlando Storm d. San Diego Aviators (19-15)
Jessica Pegula vs. Sabine Lisicki
In the women’s singles, Jessica Pegula would cruise by Sabine Lisicki in their match.
Pegula wouldn’t allow Lisicki to win one game en route to a 5-0 victory.
Tennys Sandgren vs. Ryan Harrison
In the men’s singles, Tennys Sandgren would get a key victory for his team, defeating fellow American Ryan Harrison.
Sandgren would break Harrison twice en route to a 5-3 victory.
Jessica Pegula / Ken Skupski vs. Jonny O’Mara / Christina McHale
In the mixed doubles, Jessica Pegula and Ken Skupski would team up to defeat Jonny O’Mara and Christina McHale.
Pegula and Skupski would break O’Mara and McHale twice en route to a 5-2 victory.
Jessica Pegula / Darija Jurak vs. Sabine Lisicki / Kveta Peschke
In the women’s doubles, Sabine Lisicki would get some payback on Jessica Pegula, with partner Kveta Peschke.
Lisicki and Peschke would defeat Pegula and Jurak 5-1.
Ken Skupski / Tennys Sandgren vs. Jonny O’Mara / Ryan Harrison
In the last match of the day, partners Jonny O’Mara and Ryan Harrison would get a big win against the team of Ken Skupski and Tennys Sandgren.
O’Mara and Harrison would defeat Skupski and Sandgren 5-2. This would force the match to go to extended play, and in extended play, Skupski and Sandgren would win the first game to end the match.
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