Jackets Cap Successful Second Day of Invite

Day 2 Results

THE FLATS –  Georgias Tech men’s tennis closed out the second day of the invitational on a good note grabbing multiple wins in the second and third rounds of singles play.

Saturday action began with a slew of victories as Andrew Li defeated Vanderbilt’s Panu Virtanen to advance to the olde gold main draw semifinal (3-6, 6-3, 6-0). On court two, Brandon Freestone slid past Virginia Tech’s Ryan Kros, 6-2, 6-4 to remain undefeated in singles play.

Phillip Gresk earned his first individual win of the tournament over South Carolina’s Yancy Dennis in the consolation bracket (3-6, 6-3, 6-1). Freshman Cole Gromley fell in the quarterfinals of the white singles main draw to South Carolina’s Daniel Rodrigues, 7-5, 6-2.

In the semifinal of the olde gold draw, Li continued his perfect slate defeating South Carolina’s Daniel Rodrigues, 6-4, 6-2. He will advance to the final tomorrow versus South Carolina’s Rafael Lambling. Freestone ended the day falling in straight-sets to Georgia State’s Andrei Duarte, 6-4, 6-3.

Gromley came back in the consolation bracket, downing Vanderbilt’s George Harwell, 6-4, 6-4. Gresk also battled in the consolation bracket in three hard-fought sets against South Carolina’s Joseph Brailovsky but lost, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3.

The Jackets will finish out the final day of the tournament on Sunday, beginning at 9 a.m. with doubles action.

Admission is free for the three-day event and parking is available in the Family Housing Lot on 10th street.

Live stats for Sunday can be found here.

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