THE FLATS – The White and Gold closed out the final day of the Georgia Tech Invitational on Sunday. Li led the Jackets coming in second overall in the olde gold main draw.
The day started off with doubles action, as participants played in an eight game point pro set. Cole Gromley and Joseph Gandolfo fell to Vanderbilt’s Marcus Ferreira and Adam Sraberg, 8-3. On court three, Chris Yun and Andrew Li lost to South Carolina pair Joseph Braliovsky and Jake Beasley, 8-5.
In the consolation doubles bracket, Zummy Bauer and Phillip Gresk fell in a hard-fought match against Georgia’s Alex Diaz and Robert Loeb, 8-6.
Singles play picked up where it left off Saturday, as South Carolina’s Raphael Lambling claimed the Olde Gold final over Li, 6-3, 6-4. In the last round of consolation matches, Cole Gromley downed Vanderbilt’s Panu Virtanen, 6-3 in the first set and 7-6(5) in the second set.
Brandon Freestone fell to Vanderbilt’s Alex Ross, 6-3, 6-3. Gresk finished out the invitational winning by retirement over Georgia State’s Bailey Showers, 6-0, 3-1.
The Jackets tip off their spring season on The Flats when they host the MLK Tournament on Friday, Jan. 25.