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FAYETTEVILLE - The University of Arkansas men’s tennis team got off to a great start at the 2012 Louisville Fall Invitational collecting eight wins on the opening day of play.
We had a great day at the Louisville Invitational,” head coach Robert Cox said. “We went 8-1 for the day and I couldn’t be more pleased.”
All four Razorbacks started off the day with a win. Freshman Santiago Munoz tallied two victories in his second tournament of the fall season with wins over Kentucky’s Michael Binder 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-4 and Youngstown State’s Rodrigo Campos 6-2, 6-1. Munoz will face Louisville’s Jeffery Brown tomorrow in quarterfinal action.
Sophomore Victor Hoang also delivered two wins for the Hogs with a win over Youngtown State’s Victor Theorin 6-1, 6-1, followed by a win over Tennessee Tech’s Eze Gils 6-3, 6-1. Hoang will matchup against Eastern Kentucky’s Florian Graskamp Saturday.
After a bye in the first round, Junior Pete Thomason went on to defeat Murrey State’s Dylan Gerlach 6-0, 6-0. Thomason will play Morehead State’s Hugo Almonte in a semifinal match tomorrow.
Junior Mike Nott defeated EKU’s Joao Maio 6-1, 6-1 before falling to Kentucky’s Maks Gold 6-3, 6-4.
In doubles play, Arkansas went undefeated on day one. The duo of Nott and Hoang defeated a Morehead State team of Heo and Almonte 8-2, while the other doubles pair of Munoz and Thomason collected a win over West Alabama’s Fernandez and Grossman 8-2. Both doubles teams will be back in action tomorrow.
“One thing that I feel helped us win those matches was our conditioning,” Coach Cox said. “To be able to play two singles and a doubles match in one day really shows how much our conditioning has paid off.”
The Razorbacks will return the court on Saturday at 8 a.m. for the second day of the Louisville Fall Invitational. A full recap from action will be posted on ArkansasRazorbacks.com following each day's play.
Final Results of Louisville invitational (Day 1)
Complete Singles Results:
Mike Nott (ARK) def Joao Maio (EKU) 6-1, 6-1
Maks Gold (UK) def. Mike Nott (ARK) 6-3, 6-4
Victor Hoang (ARK) def. Victor Theorin (YS) 6-1, 6-1
Victor Hoang (ARK) def. Eze Gils (TT) 6-6, 6-1
Santiago Munoz (ARK) def. Michael Binder (UK) 6-2, 6-7 (2) 6-4
Santiago Munoz (ARK) def. Radrigo Campos (YS) 6-2, 6-1
Pete Thomason (ARK) def. Dylan Gerlach (MS)6- 0, 6-0
Complete Doubles Results:
Nott/Hoang (ARK) def. Heo/ Almonte (MS) 8-2
Munoz/Thomason (ARK) def. Fernandez/ Grossman (WA)