BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – To tennis and day four of the LG&T Tennis Challenger.
A big day Thursday as players tried to earn their way into the quarterfinal round beginning on Friday.
Starting at Court 1 with Maxime Cressy taking on Sekou Bangoura.
Bangoura got out to an early lead, taking the first set 6-4.
However, Cressy battled back to take the next set 6-2.
That forced a decisive third and final set, which Cressy rallied to win 7-6 in a tiebreaker.
That sends Cressy on to the quarterfinals.
Over on the Bud Koffman Center Court, #4 Dudi Sela, the highest remaining seed, also looked to advance as he took on Collin Altamirano.
Sela found himself in front after taking the first set 6-4.
Altamirano kept fighting though and went back-and-forth with Sela in the second.
But, the four seed clinched his spot in the elite eight with a 7-5 second set win to complete the match sweep.
All quarterfinal action gets underway on Friday beginning at 11:00 AM.