March 15, 2013
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – Virginia alumnus Treat Huey (Class of 2008) has reached a doubles final of an ATP Masters 1000 series event for the first time in his career. Huey, who is teaming with Polish standout Jerzy Janowicz, has advanced to the finals of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, considered the fifth biggest tournament of the year behind the Grand Slams.
Huey and Janowicz are teaming for the first time in their careers. Huey is currently ranked No. 36 in the world in doubles, while Janowicz is No. 24 in the world in singles.
The duo opened the tournament with a 6-4, 6-4 first round win over Frank Moser and Victor Hanescu. In the second round they topped US Open Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Andy Murray and his brother, Jamie, 6-3, 7-5. They topped James Blake and Mardy Fish in the quarterfinals, 7-5, 6-2, before edging Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares 7-5, 1-6, 12-10 in the semifinals. They will play the No. 1 team in the world, the Bryan Brothers, Mike nnd Bob, in Saturday’s final.
Also in action this week are Cavalier alumni Dominic Inglot and Sanam Singh. Inglot is playing doubles at the Dallas event on the ATP Challenger Tour, while Singh is playing singles and doubles at Futures Tour event in Calabasas, Calif.
Last week Ted Angelinos (Class of 2008) concluded a strong run at Futures events in Colombia. In two events, he was the singles runner-up in one and a semifinalist in the other. He also had a doubles final and semifinal appearances.