Wild Fall In Home Opener

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The Irving-based Texas Wild of the Mylan World Team Tennis league suffered its first loss of the season at home against the Washington Kastles.

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The Wild fell behind early and struggled much of the evening as Washington avenged last season’s loss to Texas which ended their record-setting 34 game winning streak.   The Kastles’ Bobby Reynolds started the night with a 5-2 win over Alex Bogomolov, Jr.  The Wild’s newest member, Anabel Medina Garrigues, closed the gap with a 5-4 win over Jarka Gajdosova.  The Kastles took all three doubles matches to seal the victory.

Washington Kastles def. TEXAS WILD 24-15

Men’s Singles – Bobby Reynolds (Kastles) def. Alex Bogomolov Jr. (Wild) 5-2

Women’s Singles – Anabel Medina Garrigues (Wild) def. Jarka Gajdosova (Kastles) 5-4

Mixed Doubles – Jarka Gajdosova\Leander Paes (Kastles) def. Anabel Medina Garrigues\Aisam Qureshi (Wild) 5-4

Women’s Doubles – Jarka Gajdosova\Anastasia Rodionova (Kastles) def. Darija Jurak\Anabel Medina Garrigues (Wild) 5-1

Men’s Doubles – Leander Paes\Bobby Reynolds (Kastles) def. Alex Bogomolov Jr.\Aisam Qureshi (Wild) 5-3