Men's Tennis Completes First Day Of USTA Clay Court Invite
Nov. 2, 2012
The Tulsa men's tennis team completed its first day of action at the USTA Clay Court Invitational at Disney on Friday, November 2.
In doubles play, sophomore Alejandro Espejo and freshman Matthew Kirby defeated Penn State's Bryan Welnetz and Tomas Hanzlik, 8-5. The Tulsa tandem will face Sean Bacha and Richard Meade tomorrow at 7 a.m. In a close match, the senior duo of Grant Ive and Tristan Jackson fell to Florida's Billy Federhofer and Gordon Watson 9-7.
In singles play, Espejo, Ive and Kirby all fell in the first round of their respected draws. Jackson, after a first round bye today in the Spear Draw, will face Ryan Smith of UTSA tomorrow at 10:45 a.m.
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USTA Clay Court Invitational at Disney
Friday, November 2, 2012
Gold Draw Doubles Round of 16
Federhofer/Watson (UF) def. Ive/Jackson (Tulsa) 9-7
Garnet Draw Doubles Round of 16
Espejo /Kirby (Tulsa) def. Welnetz/Hanzlik (PSU) 8-5
Gold Draw Singles Round of 32
Juan Pablo Murra (UK) def. Ive (Tulsa) 6-4, 6-4
Dominic Cotrone (FSU) def. Alejandro Espejo (Tulsa) 7-6 (5), 6-4
Garnet Draw Singles Round of 16
Russell Bader (PSU) def. Matt Kirby (Tulsa) 6-3, 6-3
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