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Tech Competes at Day One of Commodore Invitational

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Georgia Tech men’s tennis players took the court against Vanderbilt players Friday in day one of the Commodore Invitational. The Yellow Jackets went 3-4 in singles play and 1-2 in doubles play.

The No. 8 ranked pairing of Andres Martin and Marcus McDaniel went up against No. 51 Troost/Ross of Vanderbilt winning the match 8-5. In singles action Chen Dong defeated No. 123 Marcus Ferreira of Vanderbilt, 7-5, 6-2. Ángel Guerrero Melgar took Siim Troost of Vanderbilt to three sets winning 6-4, 3-6, 7-5. Brandon McKinney won his match against Michael Ross 7-6, 3-6, 6-3.

Day two of the Commodore Invitational is Saturday when Georgia Tech players take on players from Memphis and Lipscomb. Full results from day one are below.

Singles
Sisam (Vandy) def. Schelcher (GT), 6-2, 6-3
Klopper (Vandy) def. #26 McDaniel (GT), 7-5, 7-6
#42 Harwell (Vandy) def. #31 Martin (GT), 6-4, 5-7, 7-5
Freeman (Vandy) def. Chopra (GT), 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
Dong (GT) def. #123 Ferreira (Vandy), 7-5, 6-2
Guerrero Melgar (GT) def. Troost, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5
McKinney (GT) def. Ross (Vandy), 7-6, 3-6, 6-3

Doubles
#8 Martin/McDaniel (GT) def. #51 Troost/Ross (Vandy), 8-5
#19 Harwell/Freeman (Vandy) def. Chopra/Dong (GT), 8-6
Klopper/Ferreira (Vandy) def. McKinney/Guerrero Melgar (GT), 8-4

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