Bautista Advances to the Semifinals in Singles at the USTA Collegiate Clay Courts
Oct. 25, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. - Carlos Bautista advanced to the semifinals of the USTA Collegiate Clay Courts in the singles in Orlando, Fla. on Friday.
Bautista defeated (9-16) Benjamin Lock of Florida State 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the second round of the singles and then defeated No. 7 Michael Grant of USC 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 in the third round on Friday. Bautista faces Cristian Gonzalez Mendez of Florida State at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
Matthew Kirby defeated Inaki Espindola of Central Florida 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the singles consolation round on Friday. Kirby faces Jake Albo of Florida State at 11 a.m. in the consolation round on Saturday.
Two Hurricane players fell in the singles consolation match on Friday. Gordon fell to Kyle Seelig of USTA 6-1, 4-6, 10-5 and Dylan McCloskey fell to Tuki Jacobs of South Alabama 2-6, 6-4, 10-4.
Gordon faces Richard Brej of Florida at 11 a.m., while McCloskey faces Cole Fiegel of Georgia Tech at noon.
Bautista and Kirby fell in the second round of the doubles to Eric Johnson and Max De Vroome of USC 8-2.
Gordon and McCloskey face Kumar and Boyd of USTA at 3 p.m. on Saturday in the doubles consolation round.
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Carlos Bautista (Tulsa) d. (9-16) Benjamin Lock (FSU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Carlos Bautista (Tulsa) d. (7) Michael Grant (USC) 6-4, 2-6, 6-1
Matthew Kirby (Tulsa) d. Inaki Espindola (UCF) 6-4, 7-6 (6)
Kyle Seelig (USTA) d. Chase Gordon (Tulsa) 6-1, 4-6, 10-5
Tuki Jacobs (USA) d. Dylan McCloskey (Tulsa) 2-6, 6-4, 10-4
Nick Johnson-Max DeVroome (USC) d. Carlos Bautista-Matthew Kirby (Tulsa) 8-2
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