Open mobile menu

Tech Sweeps Doubles & Singles on Day Two of MLK Invite


THE FLATS – Georgia Tech men’s tennis wrapped up day two of the 2021 MLK Invitational Tournament, sweeping doubles & singles play against Georgia Southern on Sunday afternoon at Ken Byers Tennis Complex.

Tech’s No. 31 ranked doubles pairing of Marcus McDaniel and Pablo Schelcher secured a win for the second time this weekend, outdueling Alexandros Roumpis & Pascal Wagemaker, 7-6. Cole Gromley and Brandon McKinney also earned their second victory of the tournament, beating Murphy McCullough and Jonathan Morales, 6-3 on court two.

Zummy Bauer and Brandon Freestone picked up their first doubles win together this season, outplaying Jaap Aaldering and Carlos Garcia, 7-5, giving Tech the doubles sweep to start off the afternoon.

In singles the Eagles put up a good fight, but the depth of Tech’s young roster did not lose a single match. No. 59 ranked singles player Andres Martin (def. Roumpis, 6-1, 6-1) and Freestone (def. Garcia, 6-2, 6-0) made light work of courts one and six to kick off the afternoon’s singles session.

True freshman Chen Dong won his first collegiate singles match taking down Aaldering in a convincing 6-3, 6-1, showing on court five.

Schelcher (def. McCullough, 6-4, 6-3) and McKinney (def. Morales, 6-2, 7-6(3)) both secured wins in just two sets. McKinney has yet to lose a doubles or singles match through the first two days of the MLK Invite.

To cap off the evening Keshav Chopra fought back in a gritty victory against Wagemaker in the on court two. After falling in the first set, 3-6, Chopra answered back in a 7-6(4) display in the second. During the final set Chopra was able to push past Wagemaker in a 6-3 performance that completed the sweep on the day for the Yellow Jackets.

Tournament play concludes Monday when Tech renews Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate against No. 10 Georgia, starting not before 2 p.m.

ct1 No. 31 Pablo Schelcher/Marcus McDaniel (Georgia Tech) def. Pascal Wagemaker/Alexandros Roumpis (Georgia Southern) 7-6

ct2 Cole Gromley/Brandon McKinney(Georgia Tech) def. Murphy McCullough/Jonathan Morales (Georgia Southern) 6-3

ct3 Zummy Bauer/Brandon Freestone(Georgia Tech) def. Jaap Aaldering/Carlos Garcia (Georgia Southern) 7-5

ct1 No. 59 Andres Martin (Georgia Tech) def.  Alexandros Roumpis (Georgia Southern) 6-1, 6-1

ct2 Keshav Chopra (Georgia Tech) def. Pascal Wagemaker (Georgia Southern) 3-6, 7-6(5), 6-3

ct3 Pablo Schelcher (Georgia Tech) def. Murphy McCullough (Georgia Southern ) 6-4, 6-3

ct4 Brandon McKinney (Georgia Tech) def. Jonathan Morales (Georgia Southern) 6-2, 7-6(3)

ct5 Chen Dong (Georgia Tech) def. Jaap Aaldering (Georgia Southern) 6-3, 6-1

ct6 Brandon Freestone (Georgia Tech) def. Carlos Garcia (Georgia Southern) 6-2, 6-0

MLK Invitational Schedule

Monday, January 18th
9 a.m. – No. 20 South Carolina vs. Georgia Southern
2 p.m. – Georgia Tech vs. No. 10 Georgia

Alexander-Tharpe Fund

The Alexander-Tharpe Fund is the fundraising arm of Georgia Tech athletics, providing scholarship, operations and facilities support for Georgia Tech’s 400-plus student-athletes. Be a part of developing Georgia Tech’s Everyday Champions and helping the Yellow Jackets compete for championships at the highest levels of college athletics by supporting the A-T Fund’, which directly provides scholarships for Georgia Tech student-athletes, and the Support The Swarm Fund, created to give fans an opportunity to help Georgia Tech athletics maintain its recent momentum through the financial challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic! To learn more about supporting the Yellow Jackets, visit  

For the latest information on Georgia Tech Men’s Tennis, follow us on Twitter (@GT_MTEN), Instagram (GT_MTEN), Facebook (Georgia Tech Men’s Tennis) or visit us at


February 26, 2021 Blue Devils Defeat Jackets, 6-1

Tech falls in first ACC home loss of 2021

Blue Devils Defeat Jackets, 6-1
February 25, 2021 Jackets Hosts Duke & No. 1 UNC This Weekend

Tech continues ACC play against Blue Devils & Tar Heels

Jackets Hosts Duke & No. 1 UNC This Weekend
Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets