GW Men's Tennis Completes Georgetown Classic and UVA Invite

Senior Ulrik Thomsen

Sept. 23, 2013

Complete Results

WASHINGTON & CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The George Washington men's tennis team wrapped its first weekend of competition on Saturday at the Georgetown Classic and the UVA Ranked +1 Invitational.

At the Georgetown Classic, held at the Hoyas' McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex, senior Ulrik Thomsen earned earned his way to the singles quarterfinals.

After receiving a first-round bye and earning a straight-set victory over his opponent from Johns Hopkins on Friday, Thomsen fell in the quarterfinal round by scores of 4-6, 3-6 to ASA's Srkala, the No. 3 NJCAA singles player in the nation. O'Connor dropped a 5-7, 2-6 match to Georgetown's Yannik Mahlangu.

At the UVA Ranked +1 Invitational at the Synder Tennis Center, sophomore Danil Zelenkov worked his way through the Orange Singles consolation back draw, defeating Virginia's Harrison Richmond, 6-2, 6-3, and earning a 6-4, 7-6 victory over Michael Zhu of Michigan.  Senior Viktor Svensson dropped his first Orange Singles back draw match to Wake Forest's Jonathan Ho, 2-6, 6-7, then picked up his first career upset victory over a nationally ranked player with a 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 win over Binghamton's No. 122 Sidharta Hazarika.

In the Black Doubles back draw, Zelenkov and senior Nikita Fomin defeated Binghamton's duo of Hazarika and Ismael Dinia.

The Colonials return to action on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla.

UVA Ranked +1 Invitational
Blue Singles
Van Domrongsri (UL) def. #70 Nikita Fomin (GW) - 6-1, 7-6
David O'Hare (MEMPH) def. #70 Nikita Fomin (GW) - 7-5, 5-7, 6-4



Orange Singles
Danil Zelenkov (GW) def. Harrison Richmond (UVA) - 6-2, 6-3
Danil Zelenkov (GW) def. Michael Zhu (MICH) - 6-4, 7-6
Jonathan Ho (WAKE) def. Viktor Svensson (GW) - 6-2, 7-6
Viktor Svensson (GW) def. #122 Sidharta Hazarika (BING) - 5-7, 6-4, 7-5

Black Doubles
Nikita Fomin/Danil Zelenkov (GW) def. Ismael Dinia/Sidharta Hazarika (BING) - 8-6

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