GW Men's Tennis Closes Out Three-Day UVA Fall Classic
Oct. 17, 2011
"This was a successful weekend for everyone," said head coach Greg Munoz. "We really improved on some of our weaknesses and played some high-level tennis."
In Red Singles, freshman Francisco Dias advanced to the finals with an easy 6-2, 6-1 victory over William and Mary's Ben Guthrie. Dias was then edged in three sets, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1, in the final round by Jesse Kiuru from
In Blue Singles, senior Ugur Atalay defeated Old Dominion's Wesley Barrett, 6-2, 6-4, for a seventh place finish.
Sophomore Viktor Svensson earned a 6-2, 6-2 win over Florent Sentenac of James Madison for a sixth place finish in the White Singles bracket. In Orange Singles action, junior Leonardo Lapentti defeated JMU's Tommi Nissinen, who pulled out due to an injury, for sixth place.
"We know what we need to work on heading into Regionals next weekend and that will be our focus," Coach Munoz said. "We are really coming together as a team and we are excited about our next month of competition."
GW returns to the court in