Two IMG Academy Bollettieri tennis program professionals, Taylor Dent and Ricardas Berankis, moved into the semifinals of the JSM Challenger in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Dent, who is coming off a challenger win last week in Knoxville, beat fellow American Jessie Levine 6-1, 6-2 and will face top-seeded Kevin Kim in the semis. On the other side of the draw, 19-year old former Junior US Open champion, Ricardas Berankis, breezed by Kaden Hensel of Australian 6-0, 6-2 and will face third-seeded Michael Russell. Berankis, who qualified for the event, already took down seventh-seeded Kevin Anderson in the second round.
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Good luck to both players in their next match!