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Benito, Rakitt Win Saturday at Bulldog Scramble

Nov. 10, 2013

THE FLATS – Carlos Benito and Nathan Rakitt each won singles matches Saturday on day 2 of the Bulldog Scramble at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex, while Cole Fiegel and Rakitt dropped their doubles match.

Benito, a freshman from Madrid, Spain, defeated Vanderbilt’s Anton Kovirgin, 5-7, 6-1, 6-0, while Rakitt, a sophomore from Marietta, Ga., outlasted the Commodores’ Jeff Offerdahl, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (6). Both players are 2-1 for the weekend

Fiegel, a freshman from Alachua, Fla., who had lost to Offerdahl Friday, dropped a 6-1, 6-4 decision to 19th-ranked Ben Wagland of Georgia Saturday and fell to 1-2 on the weekend.

Meanwhile, Fiegel and Rakitt were unable to overcome the Bulldog’s Wagland and Hernus Pieters, the nation’s No. 2 doubles team, falling 6-3.

Competition in the round-robin event concludes Sunday. Tech is 5-4 cumulatively in singles, and Fiegel and Rakitt are 0-2 in doubles.

BULLDOG SCRAMBLE
Dan Magill Tennis Complex, Athens, Ga.
Day 2 Results

Doubles
#2 Ben Wagland/Hernus Pieters (UGA) d. Cole Fiegel/Nathan Rakitt (GT), 6-3

Singles
#19 Ben Wagland (UGA) d. Cole Fiegel (GT), 6-1, 6-4
Carlos Benito (GT) d. Anton Kovirgin (VU), 5-7, 6-1, 6-0
Nathan Rakitt (GT) d. Jeff Offerdahl (VU), 6-4, 5-7, 7-6(6)

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