Atalay and Dias Capture Doubles Championship at UVA Fall Classic
Oct. 14, 2011
After receiving a bye in the first round, Atalay and Dias glided to an 8-2 victory over Joao Maio and Parul Verma from
“Ugur and Francisco continue to improve as a doubles team,” head coach Greg Munoz said. “They work as a unit every time they step on the court.”
The tournament was broken up into six different doubles draws on day one and will begin singles action Saturday morning.
In the Gold Doubles bracket, sophomore Viktor Svensson and junior Leonardo Lapentti dropped their first match to Eastern Kentucky’s Hugo Klientovsky and Niklas Schroeder, 8-1, but bounced back to win the consolation bracket with an 8-6 victory over Juan Ramirez and Rogerio Ribeiro from East Tennessee State.
“This was a good tournament for Viktor and Leo,” Coach Munoz said. “They did not have a chance to play with each other for long before this weekend, so I am very happy with the way they finished.”
The Colonials return to action Saturday morning for the first day of singles play.