RESULTS – SEPTEMBER 24, 2017

Day two was another spectacular day at the Tiburon Challenger. Tim Smyczek (USA), number-one seed in qualifying, made it through to the final round, as did American Evan King and Canadian Filip Peliwo. Tomorrow will see who makes it through to the main draw in singles and also doubles, with wildcard Tom Fawcett (USA) and Edan Leshem (ISR) taking on [1] Sergio Galdos (PER) and Roberto Maytin (VEN).

Japan’s Kaichi Uchida (JPN) continued his run today, winning in three tough sets. After leading 5-2 in the first set, he lost it 7-5. The second set went the distance with Uchida taking the tiebreaker 8-6 and then the third set 6-3. He’ll now take on Jan Choinski (GER) for a spot in the main draw.

The main draw singles kicks off at 11:30 a.m., with the world’s fastest server, Sam Groth (AUS), facing off against American Mitchell Krueger, as well as 2010 Tiburon Challenger champion Tobias Kamke (GER) taking on Christian Garin of Chile.

2016 finalist Michael Mmoh (USA) takes on Noah Rubin, another tough American player, in what is set to be a highlight first-round match tomorrow. Day three is set to be another spectacular day at the Tiburon Challenger.

Men’s Qualifying Singles Second Round

[1] T. Smyczek (USA) d G. Jones (AUS) 64 61
D. Baughman (USA) d [2] M. Arevalo (ESA) 26 63 63
[4] E. King (USA) d J. Hernandez-Fernandez (DOM) 60 64
[5] F. Peliwo (CAN) d M. Barton (AUS) 64 63
S. Bangoura (USA) d. Andre Goransson (SWE)
A. Halebian (USA) d [7] R. Sarmiento (USA) 63 64
K. Uchida (JPN) d [WC] S. Papa (USA) 57 76(6) 63
J. Choinski (GER) d L. Gomez (MEX) 67(5) 64 64

Men’s Qualifying Doubles First Round

[1] S. Galdos (PER) / R. Maytin (VEN) d M. Barton (AUS) / G. Jones (AUS) walkover
[WC] T. Fawcett (USA) / E. Leshem (ISR) d [2] J. Hernandez-Fernandez (DOM) / L. Patino (MEX) 63 75