Men's Tennis Power Through First Day at Navy Invitational
Oct. 9, 2009
ANNAPOLIS, MD - George Washington University junior men's tennis player Chris Kushma battled in his No. 1 singles match in the first day of the Navy Invitational, an eight-flight singles and four-flight doubles tournament, on Friday, defeating his Georgetown opponent in three sets.
Kushma, after a line up change due to illness on the team, held onto his unbeaten fall record when he beat Georgetown's Anthony Tan 5-7,6-3, 7-6(7).
Ugur Atalay and Richard Blumenfeld both collected first day wins over their Georgetown opponents in straight sets. Yan Levinski won his first set 6-3 and battled back, after dropping the second set 1-6, to take the third set 6-2.
The Colonials are back in action Saturday against Navy, in day two of the Navy Invitational.
#1 Atalay/Kushma lost Miller/Bruhn 9-7
#2 Levinski/Blumenfeld lost Tan/Clarke 8-6
#4 Lockhart/Mkrtchian def. Lowell/Walsh 8-5