Evan Hoyt
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Evan Hoyt of Great Britain plays a backhand during the Boys' Singles first round match against Nick Kyrgios of Australia on day seven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 1, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

Tennis | Doubles Round-up | Evan Hoyt made doubles final ATP Champaign

By Glenys Furness

  • Evan Hoyt with Martin Redlicki made the final in Champaign
  • The Brit & American were the fourth seeds
CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS, USA – Evan Hoyt & Martin Redlicki teamed up for the challenger event and were the fourth seeds. The Brit/American pairing made the final.


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Evan Hoyt & Martin Redlicki entered the ATP Challenger in Champaign, the Brit/American pair were the fourth seeds. In the first round the pair were drawn against Francisco Cerúndolo & Juan Ficovich. The Argentines were no match for the seeds in the first set. The seeds did not drop a game. In the second set the the seeds again dominated, losing only two games to move into the next round 6-0, 6-2.

In the quarter-final the fourth seeds were up against the American pair of Alexander Brown & Aleksander Kovacevic. The Brit/American were taken to a tiebreak in the first set. In the breaker Hoyt & Redlicki got the lead and didn’t look back. The second set saw the fourth seeds get the break of serve required and take the match in straight sets 7-6(4), 6-3.

The semi-final saw the fourth seeds against Strong Kirchheimer & Austin Rapp. The Americans tried to hard to stay with the Brit/American, however Hoyt & Redlicki broke serve to take the lead. In the second set Kirchheimer & Rapp once again tried to stay with the seeds. The fourth seeds once again broke serve and held on to take the win and book a spot in the final 6-4, 6-4.

In the final Hoyt & Redlicki were against Christopher Eubanks & Kevin King. The fourth seeds stayed with the Americans in the first set, until a break of serve went against them. Eubanks & King were now ahead and needed only one more set for the win. In the second set the Americans once again secured a break of serve, Hoyt & Redlicki could not break back. Eubanks & King claimed the title 7-5, 6-3.


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Doubles Round Up

Lloyd Glasspool with Alex Lawson were defeated by Christopher Eubanks & Kevin King in the semi-final in Champaign 6-3,6-2.

Brydan Klein with Vijay Sundar Prashanth were defeated by Purav Raja & Ramkumar Ramanathan in the semi-final in Pune 6-4, 7-5.

Scott Clayton with Skander Mansouri were defeated by Tomislav Draganja & Pavel Kotov in the quarter-final in Helsinki 6-4, 4-6, 11-9.

Mark Whitehouse with Francesco Vilardo were defeated by Petr Michnev & Andrew Paulson in the final in Czech Republic 6-1, 7-5.

Sean Hodkin & Toby Martin were defeated by Vasil Kirkov & Patrick Kypson in the first round in Greece 6-3, 6-2.

Jonathan Binding with Peter Rothwell were defeated by Billy Harris & Thomas Fancutt in the first round in Greece 6-3, 6-3.

Billy Harris with Thomas Fancutt were defeated by Aristotelis Thanos & Petros Tsitsipas in the quarter-final in Greece 6-3, 6-4.

Luke Johnson with Jan Zieliński were defeated by Alexander Erler & Neil Oberleitner in the final in Greece 6-4, 6-0.

Ali Collins with Noelia Bouzo Zanotti were defeated by Ani Amiraghyan & Julia Stamatova in the first round in Greece 6-4, 4-6, 10-7.

Sebastien Mathieu with Koonwar Gupta were defeated by Mikel Aranzabal & Benjamin Winter Lopez in the first round in Tunisia 6-2, 6-3.

Patrick Foley with Michael-John Every were defeated by Hamidreza Nadaf & Bruno Nhavene in the first round in Mozambique 7-6(3), 7-6(5).

Freya Christie with Berfu Cengiz were defeated by Mana Kawamura & Funa Kozaki in the quarter-final in India 6-7(9), 6-1, 13-11.

Aleksandra Pitak & Katarzyna Pitak defeated Jeong YeongWon & Lee Eunhye in the final in Egypt        7-6(4), 6-4.

Next week Brits play in Madrid, France, Greece, USA, Tunisia, Turkey, India, Italy, & Egypt.


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