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Kay Reaches Consolation Final at ITA Regional

Oct. 19, 2014

Tournament updates

Athens, Ga. – Georgia Tech’s Michael Kay survived two matches in the consolation draw Sunday and advanced to the back draw finals of the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga.

Kay, a freshman from Atlanta, defeated South Florida’s Ignacio Gonzalez-Muniz and Florida’s Oliver Landert in straight sets Sunday and moved into Monday’s consolation final against Chris Barrus of Central Florida.

Eduardo Segura, a Tech senior from Madrid, Spain, lost in the consolation quarterfinals to Gordon Watson, the nation’s 70th-ranked player from Florida, in straight sets.

The Southeast regional gathers 64 of the top collegiate men’s players and 64 of the top doubles teams from Georgia and Florida for the five-day event that concludes with finals in both draws Monday morning. The tournament features participants from the following 15 schools: Florida, Florida Atlantic, Florida Gulf Coast, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State, Mercer, Miami, North Florida, South Florida, Stetson and UCF.

USTA/ITA SOUTHEAST REGIONALDan Magill Tennis Complex, Athens, Ga.Sunday's Results

Consolation Singles Quarterfinals Michael Kay (Georgia Tech) def. Ignacio Gonzalez-Muniz (South Florida), 7-5, 6-4 #70 [6] Gordon Watson (Florida) def. Eduardo Segura (Georgia Tech), 6-1, 6-4

Consolation Singles Semifinals Michael Kay (Georgia Tech) def. Oliver Landert (Florida), 6-2, 7-6 (7)

Miscellaneous Match Christopher Eubanks (Georgia Tech) def. #119 [9-16] Sasha Gozun (South Florida), 6-4, 7-5

Consolation Singles Finals Michael Kay (Georgia Tech) vs. Chris Barrus (UCF), Monday

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