Sept. 5, 2015
QUEENS, N.Y. – A pair of Virgina men’s tennis alums, Treat Huey (’08) and Dominic Inglot (’09), played in the 2015 U.S. Open Men’s Doubles Draw with Inglot making it to the semifinals while Huey advanced into the third round.
Inglot and his partner, Robert Lindstedt, earned a 7-6, 5-7, 6-4 victory over second-seeded Ivan Dodig and Macelo Melo in the opening round. The tandem defeated Aliaksandr Bury and Denis Istomin 7-6, 7-6 in the second round. Inglot advanced to the quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Tommy Haas and Radek Stepanek. Inglot advanced to his first-ever US Open semifinal with a 7-6, 6-3 victory over sixth-seeded Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea. Inglot and Lindstedt fell to 12th-seeded Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut 7-5, 6-2 in the semifinals.
Huey and his partner Colin Fleming dispatched fifth-seeded Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini 6-1, 6-7, 7-6 in the first round and then ousted Australia’s Sam Groth and Lleyton Hewiit 6-4, 6-3 in their second-round match. The pair fell in the third round, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, to Leonardo Mayer and Joao Sousa.
Inglot advanced to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open and the second round of Wimbledon in doubles earlier this year. His previous best showing at the US Open was a quarterfinals appearance in 2013.
Huey advanced to the third round of the Australian Open and the second round of Wimbledon this year. He fell in the opening round at the 2015 French Open. Huey’s best finish at the US Open was the quarterfinals in 2013. He has one at least one doubles match at the US Open in four of the last five years.
Huey and Inglot weren’t the only former Cavaliers in action this week. Sanam Singh (’11), Michael Shabaz (’11) and Justin Shane (’14) were all competing at a Canadian Futures event in Toronto with Singh advancing to the quarterfinals. Shane, who won the doubles title at the Futures Tournament in Champaign, Ill. in August, advanced to the doubles final in Toronto.
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