The 2019 Tallahassee Tennis Challenger kicked off on Monday with American avid gamers storming their approach into the second one spherical.
Stefan Kozlov kicked off major draw motion on Middle Court docket. The 21-year-old dropped the primary set 4-6 to Zhurbin ahead of rallying again and shutting out the tournament with a last ranking of 4-6, 6-4, 6-0.
Subsequent up, it was once an all-American match-up between Ryan Shane and Collin Altamirano. 23-year-old Altamirano climate the take a look at that Shane supplied, profitable the tournament 6-4, 7-6(4).
In the meantime over on Court docket 1, wild card Alexander Ritschard picked up his first singles win of the 12 months at the ATP Challenger Excursion. The 25-year-old American defeated Roberto Cid Subervi 6-4, 3-6, 6-Four in a difficult two hour and twenty-six minute tournament.
On Middle Court docket, wild card Sebastian Korda endured his robust begin to the clay courtroom season after defeating Miljan Zekic 6-4, 6-2. The American reached the quarter-finals in Sarasota final week and can now tackle 2018 finalist Marc Polmans in the second one spherical.
Off the courtroom, Marc Polmans, Noah Rubin, Anderson Reed, and Hunter Reese visited the newly built M.T. Mustian Middle and residential of the Vogter Neuro Extensive Care Unit. The avid gamers got a excursion of the power and were given a have a look at the affect that the match has on the local people.
JC Aragone additionally visited Leon Prime Faculty to satisfy the Varsity Tennis Workforce. The previous UVA celebrity loved successful with the staff ahead of taking questions and pictures.
Play will get underway on Tuesday at 10 a.m. with the rest first spherical fits in addition to 2d spherical motion. No. Three seed Corentin Moutet begins his Tallahassee Tennis Challenger marketing campaign towards Alejandro Gonzalez and the FSU wild card staff of Alex Knaff and Lucas Poullain take to the courtroom within the first featured tournament of the night at 6 p.m.
Singles – First spherical
Collin Altamirano (USA) d. Ryan Shane (USA) 6-4, 7-6(4)
Sebastian Korda (USA) d. Miljan Zekic (SRB) 6-4, 6-2
Alejandro Gonzalez (COL) d. Vincent Millot (FRA) 6-2, 6-3
Alejandro Tabilo (CHI) d. Juan Pablo Varillas (PER) 6-1, 7-6(6)
Sumit Nagal (IND) d. Denis Yevseyev (KAZ) 6-0, 7-6(7)
Alexander Ritschard (USA) d. Roberto Cid Subervi (DOM) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Federico Coria (ARG) d. Jelle Sels (NED) 6-1, 6-2
Marcelo Tomas Barrios Vera (CHI) d. Arthur Rinderknech (FRA) 7-6(3), 6-3
Stefan Kozlov (USA) d. Alexander Zhurbin (RUS) 4-6, 6-4, 6-0
Alexandre Muller (FRA) d. Ulises Blanch (USA) 7-6(1), 6-3
Emilio Gomez (ECU) d. Dennis Novikov (USA) 6-4, 6-2
Singles – Qualifying First spherical
Jordi Arconada (USA) d. (1) Aleksandar Vukic (AUS) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
(2) Benjamin Hassan (GER) d. Johannes Haerteis (GER) 6-4, 6-1
CENTER get started 10 a.m.
A. Collarini (ARG) vs [WC] S. Bangoura (USA)
[LL] J. Haerteis (GER) vs E. Track (USA)
[Q] B. Hassan (GER) vs T. Kwiatkowski (USA)
 M. Torpegaard (DEN) vs A. Muller (FRA)
Popularity of FSU Girls’s Workforce – 10 min
Now not Earlier than 6 p.m.
[WC] A. Knaff (LUX) / L. Poullain (FRA) vs [PR] F. Dancevic (CAN) / P. Polansky (CAN)
[ITF] A. Tabilo (CHI) vs  J. Aragone (USA)
COURT 1 get started 10 am
M. Cuevas (URU) vs [WC] Z. Khan (USA)
 C. Moutet (FRA) vs A. Gonzalez (COL)
F. Coria (ARG) vs  P. Polansky (CAN)
 S. Giraldo (COL) vs S. Nagal (IND)
Now not Earlier than Four pm
H. Heliovaara (FIN) / A. Lawson (USA) vs  N. Lammons (USA) / J. Withrow (USA)
COURT five get started 10 a.m.
[ITF] A. Karatsev (RUS) vs [ITF] S. Ehrat (SUI)
[WC] A. Ritschard (USA) vs [Q] J. Arconada (USA)
[WC] S. Korda (USA) vs  M. Polmans (AUS)
 M. Moraing (GER) vs E. Gomez (ECU)