NORMAN, Okla. – The Arkansas men’s tennis team wrapped up its second day of play on Friday at the ITA Central Regional Championships held at the Headington Tennis Center in Norman, Okla. Highlights of the day included the doubles tandem of junior Santiago Munoz and freshman Branch Terrell reaching the round of 16 in the doubles main draw bracket before being defeated.
Munoz and Terrell cruised past Southern Illinois’ Opieczonek and Pozo in their first round match, winning 8-1. In their next round, they took down Iowa’s Hallestrand and Estenssoro, 8-3. Munoz and Terrell came up short in their quarterfinal bid, falling 8-5 to Ostojic and Gregoric of Wichita State.
The duo of sophomores Juan Marino and Johan den Toom split their matches on the day, defeating Edwards and Pham of UMKC, 8-4, but dropping the match against Toledo and Corwin of Minnesota.
Inclement weather postponed singles play on Friday.
Arkansas continues play at the ITA Central Regional Championship on Saturday morning.
ITA Central Regional- Day 2
Oct. 10, 2014
Headington Tennis Center – Norman, Okla.
Marino/den Toom (UA) def. Edwards/Pham (UMKC) 8-4
Toledo/Corwin (Minn) def. Marino/den Toom (UA) 8-5
Rigby/Kianicka (SIU) def. Parlic/Herrerias (UA) 8-1
Munoz/Terrell (UA) def. Opieczonek/Pozo (SIU) 8-2
Munoz/Terrell (UA) def. Hallestrand/Estenssoro (Iowa) 8-3
Ostojic/Gregoric (Wichita) def. Munoz/Terrell (UA) 8-5
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