Quigley leads top seeds into 2nd Round at Houston Cup

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Texas Tamale Company Houston Cup Tennis News

Top seeded Eric Quigley of the United States led three seeded singles players in advancing, while a local doubles duo pulled the upset of the tournament to highlight the second  day of action at the Texas Tamale Company Houston Cup at the George R. Brown Tennis Center on the campus of Rice University in Houston on Wednesday.

Eric Quigley and second seed Matt Reid advanced with straight-set wins. Quigley dispatched of Henrik Wiersholm of the United States, 6-4, 6-3 while Reid needed a second  set tiebreaker to eliminate Hans Hach of Mexico 6-4, 7-6(4).  Fifth seed Michael Mmoh of the United States advanced to the second round in a walkover.

Two singles seeds fell on Wednesday.

Rishab Agarwal of India spotted seventh seed Tigre Hank of Mexico the opener set before ousting him,  4-6, 6-4, 6-1 while eighth seed Jared Hiltzik of the United States fell in straight sets to Patrick Daciek of the United States 7-5, 6-1.

Playing on their home college courts, Adam Gustavsson of Sweden and David Warren of the United States upset the tournament’s second seed in doubles, Tigre Hank  of Mexico  and  Manuel Sanchez of Mexico 6-3, 6-1. They will face fourth seed Vitali Reshetnikov of Russia  and Mikhail Vaks of Russia who advanced by a walkover.

Top doubles seed Deiton Baughmanof the United States and Hans Hach of Mexico moved into the semifinals with a 6-2. 6-1 win over Peter Nagy of Hungary and  Aurelien Tave of  France.  They will face third seeds Patrick Davidson of the United States and Matt Reid of Australia  who advanced with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Philip Wilbert Major  of the Bahamas and  Jody Turnquest of the Bahamas.

Play resumes on Thursday with singles play up first. Opening matches begin at 10 a.m.  The doubles semifinal matches will follow later in the afternoon.

A USTA Pro Circuit Event
Tuesday, October 14, 2015
George R. Brown Tennis Center
Houston, Texas
Purse: $15,000
Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Wednesday October 14 – RESULTS
Singles – First round
Matt Reid, Australia [2] def. Hans Hach, Mexico 6-4, 7-6(4)
Rishab Agarwal, India def. Tigre Hank, Mexico [7] 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
Peter Nagy , Hungary def.  Jakob Sude, Germany 6-3, 6-4
Lucas Gomez, Mexico  def.  Nick Chappell , United States 6-3, 6-4
Patrick Daciek, United States def. Jared Hiltzik, United States  [8] 7-5, 6-1
Pedro Scocuglia, Brazil  def. Tyler Hochwalt, United States 6-4,  6-2
Eric Quigley, United States [1] def.  Henrik Wiersholm, United States 6-4, 6-3
Michael Mmoh, United States [5] def.  Robert Levine, United States,  walkover
Alexios Halebian, United States  def. Jonathan Chang, United States 6-2, 6-3


Doubles – First Round
Patrick Davidson, United States and Matt Reid, Australia [3] def.  Philip Wilbert Major , Bahamas and  Jody Turnquest , Bahamas  6-2,6-3
Vitali Reshetnikov, Russia  and Mikhail Vaks Russia  [4]  Def. Pedro Scocuglia , Brazil and Thales Turini , Brazil Walkover
Adam Gustavsson , Sweden and  David Warren, United States, def.Tigre Hank, Mexico  and  Manuel Sanchez, Mexico [2] 6-3, 6-1
Deiton Baughman, United States and Hans Hach, Mexico [1] def.  Peter Nagy, Hungary and  Aurelien Tave, France 6-2, 6-1



Thursday’s October 15– SCHEDULE

Court 1- starting at 10 a.m.

Darius Florin Bragusi vs. Michael Mmoh, followed by

Eric Quigley [1] vs. Nathaniel Lammons, followed by

Will Spencer  vs. Alex Rybakov followed by

Vitali Reshetnikov and Mikhail Vaks  [4]  vs. Adam Gustavsson, And David Warren


Court 3- Starting At 10 A.M.

Pedro Scocuglia  vs. Matt Reid [2], followed by

Pedro Gomez vs. Thales Turini, followed by

Rishab Agarwal vs. Alexander Ritschard


Court 5- Starting At 10 A.M.

Deiton Baughman vs. Alexios Halebian, followed by
Peter Nagy vs. Patrick Daciek followed by

Deiton Baughman and Hans Hach [1] vs. Patrick Davidson and Matt Reid [3]

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