Sept. 25, 2010
Athens, Ga. – Top-seeded Guillermo Gomez cruised by Samford’s Carson Kadi in straight sets, while Kevin King, Eliot Potvin and Juan Spir also won their first-round matches Friday at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
Gomez took a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Samford’s Carson Kadi in Friday’s round of 64 in Division I singles, while No. 5 seed King defeated Lukas Koneilia of the College of Charleston, 1-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2, No. 8 Potvin downed Deidrik Berg of Stetson, 7-6 (5), 6-1, and No. 15 Spir eased past Wofford’s Stuart Robertson, 6-1, 6-2.
All four players will play their round of 32 matches Saturday afternoon.
In Division II singles, Ryan Smith and Dusan Miljevic both advanced, Smith taking a straight-set win over Johnny Ferder of Memphis (6-4, 6-2) and Miljevic over Winthrop’s Liran Levy, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. Second-round matches are scheduled for Saturday morning.
As expected, Tech’s seeded doubles teams both advanced. Spir and King, the top seeded duo in the tournament, took an 8-4 win over Juan Melian Puigrentos and Matthijs Verdam of Georgia Southern, while Potvin and Smith, the fifth seeded team, handled Zac Dunkle and Alex Sanjoz of Samford, 8-2.
Gomez and O’Brien lost their first-round match to Blaze Schwartz and Jon Delinks of Central Florida, and Miljevic and Ortiga dropped an 8-4 decision to the Stetson team of Cesare Gallo and Didrik Berg.
SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Friday, September 25, 2010
Georgia Tech Results
Division I Singles – Round of 64
#1 Guillermo Gomez d. Carson Kadi, Samford, 6-1, 6-2
Davy Sum, Campbell, d. Dean O’Brien, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5
#15 Juan Spir d. Stuart Robertson, Wofford, 6-1, 6-2
#5 Kevin King d. Lukas Koneilia, College of Charleston, 1-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2
Wael Kikani, South Florida, d. Magin Ortiga, 6-1, 7-6 (4)
#8 Eliot Potvin d. Deidrik Berg, Stetson, 7-6 (5), 6-1
Division I Doubles – Round of 32
#1 Juan Spir/Kevin King d. Juan Melian Puigrentos/Matthijs Verdam, Georgia Southern, 8-4
Blaze Schwartz/Jon Delinks, UCF d. Guillermo Gomez/Dean O’Brien, 8-6
#5 Eliot Potvin/Ryan Smith d. Zac Dunkle/Alex Sajonz, Samford, 8-2
Cesare Gallo/Didrik Berg, Stetson d. Dusan Miljevic/Magin Ortiga, 8-4