Top Seeds Advance To Semi Finals

Friday saw ten total matches, six different singles matches and four doubles, played at Recreation Park.

Top seed Jordan Thompson (No. 98) won his match against Dominik Koepfer (No. 228) 6-4, 6-1. The tournament’s second seed was also in action today: Marcel Granollers (No. 104) defeated Lloyd Harris 6-1, 6-2. Both Thompson and Granollers are in the semi finals.

Our last remaining singles wild card was defeated early this morning. Lloyd Harris (No. 216) defeated Alafia Ayeni (No. 1071) 6-3, 6-3. A big day for Jay Clarke (No. 225), today was his 20th birthday and he defeated Evgeny Karlovskiy (No. 250) 1-6, 6-2, 6-4. With that win Clake punched his ticket into the semis.

A busy day for Laurynas Grigelis (No. 270). Grigelis defeated Alejandro Gomez (No. 598) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. Grifelis later won against 2016 LG&T Challenger champion Darian King (No. 174) 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (4). Grigelis has also made it into the semis.

In doubles, our wild card Ludovico Cestarollo and Karl Poling were defeated by Alejandro Gomez and Caio Silva 6-2, 6-4. Brothers Gerard Granollers and Marcel Granollers defeated Vasil Kirkov and Alexander Ritschard 6-2, 7-5.