Brandon Nakashima Captures First Challenger Title In Orlando

Up and coming American player Brandon Nakashima won his first challenger title in Orlando beating Prajnesh Gunneswaran. 6-3, 6-4 in the final. Nakashima did not drop a set all week.

Brandon Nakashima, who is 19 years and 3 months old, is the youngest American to win a challenger title since Frances Tiafoe who also won the title at 19 years and 3 months.

17-year old Carlos Alcaraz won three challenger titles this year. The Spaniard is certain to be a top player in a few years. Lorenzo Musetti also won a challenger title this year at 18 years.

With the win, Nakashima moves to No. 166 in the ranking. Fellow American Sebastian Korda won a challenger title in Eckental, Germany earlier this month.

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