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WTT Day 6: Vegas Edges Springfield in Extended Play


It was champions day at Center Court at Creekside.

A slew of Grand Slam champions—Kim Clijsters, Sofia Kenin, Sloane Stephens, Venus Williams, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and the Bryan brothers—took center stage on day six of the World TeamTennis season at the Greenbrier in West Virginia.

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Wimbledon semifinalist Sam Querrey and Olympic gold medal champion Monica Puig lifted Las Vegas Rollers to a 20-18 triumph over the two-time defending champion Springfield Lasers in extended play.

Puig, playing for Kristie Ahn, served out the extended play win as Vegas improved to 3-2.

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“We were all fired up to get this one done,” Querrey said. “It made it more special that we did it in close fashion there at the end.”



Philadelphia Freedoms 25, Washington Kastles 17 (EP)
Men's Singles - Taylor Fritz (Freedoms) def. Tommy Paul (Kastles), 5-4
Women's Singles - Sofia Kenin (Freedoms) def. Bernarda Pera (Kastles), 5-0
Women's Doubles - Taylor Townsend\Caroline Dolehide (Freedoms) def. Venus Williams\Arina Rodionova (Kastles), 5-4
Men's Doubles - Fritz\Fabrice Martin (Freedoms) def. Nick Monroe\Marcelo Arevalo (Kastles), 5-4
Mixed Doubles - Williams\Arevalo (Kastles) def. Townsend\Martin (Freedoms), 5-4
Extended Play - Mixed Doubles - Townsend\Martin (Freedoms) def. Williams\Arevalo (Kastles), 1-0

Chicago Smash 22, New York Empire 21 (STB)
Mixed Doubles - Neal Skupski\Kim Clijsters (Empire) def. Rajeev Ram\Bethanie Mattek-Sands (Smash), 5-4
Women's Doubles - Mattek-Sands\Eugenie Bouchard (Smash) def. Clijsters\Sabine Lisicki (Empire), 5-2
Men's Doubles - Skupski\Jack Sock (Empire) def. Ram\Brandon Nakashima (Smash), 5-4
Women's Singles - Clijsters (Empire) def. Sloane Stephens (Smash), 5-2
Men's Singles - Nakashima (Smash) def. Sock (Empire), 5-4
Extended Play - Men's Singles - Nakashima (Smash) def. Sock (Empire), 1-0
Supertiebreaker - Men's Singles - Nakashima (Smash) def. Sock (Empire), 1-0 (7-5 tiebreaker)

Vegas Rollers 20, Springfield Lasers 18 (EP)
Men's Doubles - Jean-Julien Rojer/Robert Lindstedt (Lasers) def. Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (Rollers), 5-4
Women's Doubles - Monica Puig/Kristie Ahn (Rollers) def. Caty McNally/Olga Govortsova (Lasers), 5-2
Men's Singles - Sam Querrey (Rollers) def. Mitchell Krueger (Lasers), 5-1
Women's Singles - Govortsova (Lasers) def. Puig (Rollers), 5-3
Mixed Doubles - Lindstedt/McNally (Lasers) def. M. Bryan/Puig (Rollers), 5-2
Extended Play - Mixed Doubles – M. Bryan/Puig (Rollers) def. Lindstedt/McNally (Lasers), 1-0

Orlando Storm 22, San Diego Aviators 21 (STB)
Women's Singles - Christina McHale (Aviators) def. Jessica Pegula (Storm), 5-4
Women's Doubles - Pegula\Darija Jurak (Storm) def. Coco Vandeweghe\Nicole Melichar (Aviators), 5-3
Men's Doubles - Tennys Sandgren\Ken Skupski (Storm) def. Jonny O’Mara\Ryan Harrison (Aviators), 5-2
Mixed Doubles - Harrison\Vandeweghe (Aviators) def. Skupski\Pegula (Storm), 5-4
Men's Singles - Harrison (Aviators) def. Sandgren (Storm), 5-4
Extended Play - Men's Singles - Harrison (Aviators) def. Sandgren (Storm), 1-0
Supertiebreaker - Men's Singles - Sandgren (Storm) def. Harrison (Aviators), 1-0 (7-5 tiebreaker)

EP = Extended Play
STB = Supertiebreaker


Saturday's Schedule:
Vegas Rollers vs. San Diego Aviators, 9 a.m. ET, CBS Sports App / Facebook Watch
Orlando Storm vs. Orange County Breakers, 12 p.m. ET, ESPN2
Washington Kastles vs. Philadelphia Freedoms, 4 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Network
Springfield Lasers vs. New York Empire, 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2

Photo credit: World TeamTennis

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