Open mobile menu

David North and Marko Rajevac Fall in Quarterfinals of NCAA Tournament

May 28, 2005

Georgia Tech’s doubles team of David North and Marko Rajevac fell in the NCAA Doubles Championship Quarterfinals Saturday to top-seeded John Isner and Antonio Ruiz of the University of Georgia in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2.

After initially entering the tournament as alternates, Tech’s team posted wins on Thursday and Friday to reach the quarterfinals, the first time team from Tech had advanced that far in 40 years. North and Rajevac, earning all-American honors for the first time in their career, complete their season with a 17-10 record.

“We knew that our guys were going to be up against a lot today,” said head coach Kenny Thorne. “Georgia’s team is very good and a tough matchup for anybody in this tournament. Still, I’m very proud of David and Marko. This is the first year they’ve played together and both of them gained a lot of experience playing in this tournament and to earn all-American honors just puts a cap on a great season. They did a great job of representing Georgia Tech and should be proud of their performance this week.”

NCAA DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTERFINALS

No. 1 John Isner/Antonio Ruiz (Georgia) d. No. 38 David North/Marko Rajevac (Georgia Tech)

6-3, 6-2

RELATED HEADLINES

January 13, 2021 Tech Men Listed in Preseason ITA National Rankings

Four Jackets featured in preseason top-60 doubles/singles rankings

Tech Men Listed in Preseason ITA National Rankings
January 12, 2021 Men’s Tennis Announces 2021 Schedule

Yellow Jackets release 2021 schedule

Men’s Tennis Announces 2021 Schedule
Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets