Bradley Klahn wins @ChallengerATP Aptos, Clinches US Open Wildcard
American Bradley Klahn took out Dan Evans, who lost his 2nd straight Challenger final, 3-6, 7-6, 6-4, saving a match point in the second set. The title propels Klahn into the top 130 and gives him enough points to clinch the USTA US Open Wildcard Challenge.
The young American beat Tatsuma Ito, Donald Young, Wayne Odesnik and Evgeny Donskoy in 3 sets before the final, while the well performing Brit Daniel Evans beat Mitchell Krueger, Jimmy Wang, Guido Pella and Farrukh Dustov. In one other notable upset, Ryan Harrison lost to journeyman Irish qualifier James McGee in the opening round.