Four Unseeded Players Advance Thursday

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Four unseeded players punched their tickets to the quarterfinals of the singles bracket Thursday. Mitchell Krueger, Bryden Klein, Ramkumar Ramanathan, and Hiroki Moriyaeach advanced, while three doubles teams qualified for the semifinals.

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In the day’s featured match, Krueger pulled out a dramatic 7-5, 7-6 (5)victory over fourth-seeded John-Patrick Smith. With a 6-5 lead in the first set, Krueger, a 22-year-old from Texas, broke his opponent’s serve and took charge of the bout. The second set was a wild one, Continue reading

Local Duo Falls in Doubles Action

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First round doubles action began Wednesday as Binghamton University men’s tennis head coach Nick Zieziula and partner Billy Mendler fell in their opening match.

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Zieziula and Mendler faced Americans Tommy Paul and Thai-Son Kwiatkowski in the opening round of doubles action after both teams earned a wild card entry into the main draw. After dropping the opening set, 6-1, Zieziula and Mendler, Continue reading