The American Platform Tennis Association (APTA) National Championships starts today. Both Cincinnati and the Platform Tennis League are well represented., Tyler Fraser, 2017-18 Fall/Winter PT League Champ, is seeded #5 with partner Adam Morgan (Chicago). The team is coming off a strong finish to the regular tournament season and are considered one of the top picks to win the event. Wil Lofgren, 2017 & 2018 Spring/Summer PT League champion, is partnering with former APTA finalist Jon Lubow (Morristown, NJ). This year's Fall/Winter PT League winner, Eric West, is playing with Tyler Owen (Louisville). Olivia Fraser is representing Cincinnati in the women's draw. She was the top female finisher in the 2018 Spring/Summer PT League. Another Cincinnati native, Brian Compton, is seeded sixth with partner Graham McNerney (Pittsburgh).
Mens Round of 32 Livestream starts at 3:30 Friday.