Men's Tennis Players Eliminated From ITA Region II Tournament

ATLANTA – The Georgia Tech men’s tennis team was unable to improve on its performance on the first day of the ITA Region II tournament and had all of its members eliminated from the event, which is being held in Chapel Hill, N.C.

The Yellow Jackets’Roger Anderson advanced to the third round of the main singles draw following his victory over fourth seeded Luscan Xavier of Florida State. Anderson then was unable to defeat Duke’s Joel Spicher as he fell in straight sets 3-6, 1-6.

Sergio Aguirre was unable to advance past the second round on Saturday, as he was defeated by Pyung Koo Lee of Howard University in straight sets, 2-6, 3-6.

Tech’s final individual competitor, David Wright, was defeated by Virginia Commonwealth’s Florian Marquandt in straight sets 6-7, 4-6.

In doubles play, the Tech duo of Roger Anderson and David Wright won their second-round match against Wake Forest’s David Loewenthal and Raul Munoz by an 8-5 score. In the quarterfinals, Anderson and Wright were defeated by Duke’s Andres Pedroso and Ted Rueger by an 8-6 count.


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