The Breakers trailed 12-11 at halftime Wednesday, despite victories in mixed doubles and men’s doubles. Washington (2-1) got a 5-1 victory from Madison Brengle over Yanina Wickmayer in women’s singles and a 5-3 victory by Frances Tiafoe over Teymuraz Gabashvili in men’s singles to conclude the match.
Andreja Klepac and Ken Skupski opened the match for the Breakers (1-2) with a 5-3 victory over International Tennis Hall of Fame member Martina Hingis and Treat Huey in mixed doubles.
Hingis, who teamed with Jamie Murray to win the Wimbledon mixed doubles championship Sunday, and Anastasia Rodionova defeated Klepac and Wickmayer, 5- 1, in women’s doubles.
Gabashvili and Skupski defeated Huey and Tiafoe, 5-4, in men’s doubles.
The Breakers will conclude a two-match road trip Thursday by playing the New York Empire at the U.S. Tennis Association Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City. Their next home match at Breakers Stadium at Palisades Tennis Club will be Saturday, also against the Empire.
—City News Service
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