Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

Bandwagon Wire

Midlife Halftime: Huey seeded first in Cleveland Open


After a three-week layoff, the Philippines’ top doubles player Treat Huey resumes his campaign in the ATP Challenger Tour when he and fellow national team mainstay Ruben Gonzales see action in the Cleveland Open scheduled from March 15-21. 

Huey, the former 18th ranked doubles player in the world and currently 119th in the world rankings, will be partnering once again with Sem Verbeek of the Netherlands in the $52,080 event which will be held at the hard courts of the Cleveland Racquet Club in Ohio, USA.

Huey and Verbeek are the top seeds in the competition and will face in the first round unseeded JC Aragone of the United States and Roberto Cid Subervi of the Dominican Republic.

The Filipino and Dutch duo made the semifinals of four straight ATP Challenger events in Turkey and Italy in the first two months of 2021 before Huey was sidelined briefly to recover from a minor injury.

Verbeek, the 126th doubles player in the world rankings, has been on a tear as of late after he and compatriot Jesper De Jong emerged champions last week of the Grand Palace Championship in St.Petersburg, Russia. The Dutch tandem also finished runner-up in another Challenger tournament in Russia held in the first week of March.

Gonzales, on the other hand, will be teaming up with Nicolas Barrientos of Colombia.

They will be up against a wildcard entry in Americans Matthew Chen and Jonathan Powell in the opening round. Gonzales is coming off a quarterfinal finish in the ITF M24 tournament in Naples, Florida where he paired up with another Philippine team stalwart, Francis Casey Alcantara.

#ReadMore  Huey relishes Wimbledon success, looks forward to Davis Cup
Written By


You May Also Like

News

Treat Huey and Denis Kudla of the United States defeated Oscar Otte and Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany in the finals of the $159,360 Arizona...

News

Treat Huey and Indonesia’s Christopher Rungkat ended their 2022 Australian Open men’s doubles campaign after bowing to Dane Sweeny and Li Tu of Australia,...

News

Treat Huey marked his return to the big stage in a big way. The Philippine national tennis team mainstay and Christopher Rungkat of Indonesia...

Davis Cup

National players rued the suspension slapped on the Philippine Tennis Association (PHILTA) that have kept the country from international team competitions And this includes...

News

Two veterans of the Philippine national tennis team resumed their campaign in the ATP tour by winning their respective matches in separate tournaments, Thursday...

News

By: Ariel Ian B. Clarito Treat Huey and partner Frederik Nielsen of Denmark pulled off a shocker in the opening round of the Sardegna...

Davis Cup

Francis Alcantara and Ruben Gonzales had to bleed against Petros Tsitsipas and Markos Kalovelonis but still emerged victorious in two sets, 7-6, 6-4, to...

Davis Cup

The top male netters of the Philippines take on no less than world number 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas and the rest of the Greece squad...

Advertisement