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Haase Clinches Challenger Title in Nashville

November 13, 2006 11:34 AM

The USTA $75,000 Music City Challenger came to a close on Sunday at the Currey Tennis Center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Robin Haase of the Netherlands claimed the singles title with a win over third seed, Kristian Pless in the the finals. Haase also edged out second seed Frank Dancevic of Canada in the quarter-finals and Eric Nunez in the semi-finals.

Scott Lipsky and David Martin of the United States were seeded second, but finished first in the doubles competition. The pair defeated Nunez and Rif De Voest in the finals 6-7(7), 6-4, 10-6. The duo didn’t drop a set until they reached the championships. On their way to the finals Lipsky and Martin easily defeated fourth seeded team Jeff Morrison and Rajeev Ram in the semi-finals.

Bobby Reynolds represented the Southern section in the singles and doubles competition. Reynolds defeated Jeff Salzenstein before falling to first seed, Vincent Spadea in the second round. Reynolds and partner Andre Sa from Brazil were the top seed in the doubles competition. The pair won their first two matches before falling to De Voest and Nunez in the semi-finals.




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