November 2013

Sugita Beats Groth in Dunlop World Challenge Semifinals

November 23, 2013

Japan’s Yuichi Sugita defeated Aussie Sam Groth (above) 6-4, 7-6 (4) in the semifinals of the Dunlop World Challenge at Toyota, Japan, Saturday afternoon. The No. 4 seed Sugita will meet top-seeded Matt Ebden, also of Australia, in tomorrow’s season-ending final. For Groth it was the conclusion of a grueling four-week stretch of back-to-back-to-back-to-back tournaments, […]

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Sandgren Upsets Groth in Champaign Challenger Final

November 17, 2013

Unseeded American Tennys Sandgren defeated seventh-seeded Aussie Sam Groth 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the final of the Champaign Challenger yesterday afternoon. The 22-year-old Sandgren was competing in his first Challenger final and had knocked off the second and eighth seeds en route to the championship match. Groth, holder of the record for fastest recorded […]

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