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May 31, 2016

PARIS – Former Virginia men’s tennis player Treat Huey ’08 advanced to the third round of the main draw of men’s doubles at the 2016 French Open.

Huey and partner Max Mirnyi, were the No. 10 seed in the draw, downing Andreas Seppi and Fabio Fognini 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5), 6-1 in the first round and Ricardas Berankis and Lukas Rosol, 6-3, 6-4, in the second round before falling 6-4, 6-4 to Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin.

This was Huey’s fifth-straight year competing at the French Open and the 28th-consecutive Grand Slam in which a Cavalier player has appeared. Huey’s best finish at Roland Garros came in 2013 when he advanced to the Round of 16.

Huey currently ranks No. 24 in the world in doubles, four spots shy of matching his career high. and is 21-12 this season including winning the Acapulco Open doubles title with Mirnyi in February.

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