GW Men's Tennis' Fomin, Zelenkov Advance to ITA Atlantic Regional Semifinals
Doubles Pair Upsets Tournament's No. 3 Seed to Move Through Quarterfinals
Oct. 21, 2012
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Fomin and Zelenkov first took down James Madison’s Ryan Pool and Robert Stirling, 8-3, in the round of 16. The duo then upset the tournament’s No. 3 seed and No. 28 team in the nation in Russell Bader and Roman Trkulja of
In singles, Fomin – the bracket’s 10th seed – fell to Atlantic 10 foe VCU’s fourth-seeded and nationally ranked No. 52 Alexis Huegas in the round of 16. Huegas avenged an upset by Fomin from earlier this season with a 6-3, 6-3 defeat.
Fomin and Zelenkov will vie for a spot in the doubles championship match against the No. 47 team of Justin Shane and Julen Uriguen of Virginia, the second-seeded team in the tournament, at 12 p.m. on Monday. Follow @GWMensTennis on Twitter for periodic updates throughout the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional.
USTA/ITA Atlantic ReionalMain Draw Singles
No. 52 Alexis Huegas (VCU) def. Nikita Fomin (GW) – 6-3, 6-3
Main Draw Doubles
Nikita Fomin/Danil Zelenkov (GW) def. Ryan Pool/Robert
Nikita Fomin/Danil Zelenkov (GW) def. No. 28 Russell Bader/Roman Trkulja (PSU) – 8-3
Andreas Bjerrehus/Amerigo Contini (VT) def. Ulrik Thomsen/Alexander van Gils (GW) – 8-6
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