Mmoh Advances To Quarterfinals At Cary Challenger

Michael Mmoh (photo: Atlantic Tire Championships)

CARY/STARNBERG, September 17, 2021

Singles quarterfinals of the Atlantic Tire Championships, an ATP Challenger Tour hard-court tournament being held at Cary Tennis Park in North Carolina, are set. US-Americans Michael Mmoh and Bjorn Fratangelo advanced to the stage of the final eight in routine fashion with straight victories against Sasikumar Mukund of India and Shintaro Mochizuki from Japan respectively.

They are joined by two-time Boys 18 USTA National Champion, Zachary Svajda. Svajda defeated Australian Rinky Hijikata 7-5, 6-3. In the evening session, Ryan Peniston of Great Britain went the distance to outlast Christopher Eubanks of the United States 4-6, 7-6(6), 6-4.

Thursday, September 16 – Results
Singles – Second Round
[7] M. Mmoh (USA) def. S. Mukund (IND) 6-4, 6-4
[8] B. Fratangelo (USA) def. [Q] S. Mochizuki (JPN) 6-2, 6-1
R. Peniston (GBR) def. C. Eubanks (USA).4-6, 7-6(6), 6-4
[WC] Z. Svajda (USA) def. [Q] R. Hijikata (AUS) 7-5, 6-3

Doubles – Quarterfinals
[4] C. Harrison (USA) / D. Novikov (USA) def. [Alt] S. Kirchheimer (USA) / S. Mochizuki (JPN) 4-6, 6-3, 10-4
W. Blumberg (USA) / M. Schnur (USA) def. T. Fancutt (AUS) / J. Kubler (AUS) 7-5, 6-1
S. Kozlov (USA) / P. Polansky (CAN) def. J. Aragone (USA) / N. Barrientos (COL) 6-4, 6-4
J. Jung (TPE / M. Krueger (USA) def. [Alt] A. Bolt (AUS) / R. Hijikata (AUS) 6-4, 6-7(2), 12-10