ATHENS, Ga. –Marcus McDaniel and Pablo Schelcher each advanced to their draw final after collecting a pair of victories on day two of the Southern Intercollegiate Championships on Saturday.
Playing in the silver draw, McDaniel outfought Wake Forest’s Eduardo Nava, 6-1, 4-6, 7-5, before taking down Georgia’s Mateo Reyes, 7-6(3), 6-4, to advance to the final.
Playing in the white draw, Schelcher defeated Georgia’s Britton Johnston, 6-4, 7-5, before taking on fellow Yellow Jacket Chris Yun in the semifinal. Yun outplayed Teodor Giusca of Clemson, 6-4, 6-4, in the quarterfinal before falling to Schelcher.
Schelcher will take on Clemson’s Gabriel Diaz Freire, while McDaniel will face Henry von der Schulenburg of Harvard in the finals on Sunday.
McDaniel and Zummy Bauer will compete in the black draw doubles consolation final Sunday, after topping the Texas pair of Nevin Arimilli/Eshan Talluri, 7-5. They’ll face Florida’s Lukas Greif/Josh Goodger in the final.
Play resumes at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Chih Chi Huang/Cleeve Harper (Texas) def. Andres Martin/Keshav Chopra (GT) 6-4
Marcus McDaniel/Zummy Bauer (GT) def. Nevin Arimilli/Eshan Talluri (Texas) 7-5
Jacob Bullard/Evin McDonald (Texas) def. Pablo Schelcher/Chris Yun (GT) 7-6(3)
QF- No. 68 Josh Goodger (UF) def. Andres Martin (GT) 6-4, 6-3
t-No. 110 Hamish Stewart (Tulane) def. Andres Martin (GT) 6-2, 6-1
SF – Marcus McDaniel (GT) def. Mateo Reyes (UGA) 7-6(3), 6-4
QF – Marcus McDaniel (GT) def. Eduardo Nava (WF) 6-1, 4-6, 7-5
SF – Franco Aubone (Miami) def. Brandon Freestone (GT) 6-1, 6-3
QF – Brandon Freestone (GT) def. Alex Phillips (UGA) 7-5, 6-1
SF – Pablo Schelcher def. Chris Yun (GT) 6-2, 6-2
QF – Gabriel Diaz Freire (Clemson) def. Keshav Chopra (GT) 6-4, 6-2
QF – Chris Yun (GT) def. Teodor Giusca (Clemson) 6-4, 6-4
QF – Pablo Schelcher (GT) def. Britton Johnston (UGA), 6-4, 7-5
QF – Benjamin Hannestad (Miami) def. Zummy Bauer (GT) 5-2 ret.
Keshav Chopra (GT) def. William Gratten-Smith (Miami) 7-6 (10), 6-0
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