Levine, Gouldin and Thompson Tennis Challenger Day Three

Published 07/16 2014 05:06PM

Updated 07/16 2014 05:28PM

The field has been cut to 16 at the LG&T Tennis Challenger and great tennis continued to be played, beginning with some doubles action.

Marcos Giron and Austin Krajicek taking on Thanasi Kokkinakis and Denis Kudla.

First set, tied at 3, Kudla serves and the return is short, Kudla and Kokkinakis take 4-3 lead.

Now up 5-3, Kokkinakis serving, play at the net and the return is weak. Kudla and Kokkinakis take set one 6-3.

Second set, tied at 3, Krajicek's serving, volley but Kudla can't return. Krajicek up 4-3.

But Kudla and Kokkinakis would come back and they take the match 6-3, 7-5.

Then, American Wayne Odesnik took on Italian Erik Crepaldi.

Odesnik takes the first set 6-3, second set, Odesnik serving up three games to nothing, he comes to the net, nice shot down the line, he leads 4-0.

Crepaldi on brink of elimination, down 40-15, good volley and Odesnik's shot is wide.

Odesnik up 40-30 serving for the match, smashes the ace, fitting ending, he wins 6-3, 6-0.

Number one seed Bradley Klahn took on Sekou Bangoura.

First set, Klahn serving up 3-1, Bangoura's return is wide, Klahn leads 4-1.

Bangoura cuts the lead to one, but Klahn serving up 5-3, volley back and forth, Klahn smashes a monster forehand down the line and takes set one 6-3.

Second set, Bangoura serves up an ace to take the 6-5 lead but Klahn ties it at 6 and we head to a tie break.

After a lengthy back and forth, Klahn serving up 11-10, comes to the net and Bangura can't handle it.

Klahn wins a thriller 6-3, 7-6.

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