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World TeamTennis Championship Day Recap
Despite an amazing effort from the Chicago Smash, the New York Empire would make an amazing comeback to win the World TeamTennis 2020 Championship.
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 Championship Day Results
New York Empire d. Chicago Smash (21-20)
Jack Sock vs. Brandon Nakashima
Talk about a player determined to win, Brandon Nakashima looked like he was on a mission against Jack Sock today.
Nakashima would give Sock no time to breathe, winning five straight games and taking the match 5-0.
Coco Vandeweghe vs. Sloane Stephens
In the women’s singles, Sloane Stephens would secure another set for the Chicago Smash by defeating fellow American Coco Vandeweghe.
Stephens would break Vandeweghe once on her way to a 5-3 victory.
Jack Sock / Neal Skupski vs. Rajeev Ram / Brandon Nakashima
In the first match of the World TeamTennis 2020 Championship, Jack Sock and Neal Skupski would team up for an authoritative victory over Rajeev Ram and Brandon Nakashima.
Sock and Skupski would break Ram and Nakashima twice en route to a 5-2 victory.
Jack Sock / Coco Vandeweghe vs. Rajeev Ram / Bethanie Mattek-Sands
In the mixed doubles, the New York Empire would continue to press the matter by taking a solid victory over Rajeev Ram and Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
The team of Jack Sock and Coco Vandeweghe would defeat Ram and Mattek-Sands in a tiebreak, 5-3, to win the match 5-4 (5-3).
Coco Vandeweghe / Nicole Melichar vs. Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Eugenie Bouchard
In the last match of the World TeamTennis 2020 Championship, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Eugenie Bouchard would team up, once again, to take on Coco Vandeweghe and Nicole Melichar.
Vandeweghe and Melichar would defeat Mattek-Sands and Bouchard in a tiebreak to take the set 5-4. With this, the match would go to extended play.
In extended play, Vandeweghe and Melichar would win the first two games to force a Supertiebreaker at 20-all between the Chicago Smash and New York Empire.
In the Supertiebreaker, Coco Vandeweghe and Nicole Melichar would win 7-6 to take home the championship for the New York Empire.
*Sloane Stephens would replace Eugenie Bouchard for the Supertiebreaker.
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