Monday, October 04, 2010
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2010) - Sophomore Juan Ramirez (Asuncion, Paraguay) won the Flight 1 consolation bracket title in both singles and doubles to lead the ETSU men's tennis team at the UTC Fall Classic on Sunday.
Ramirez finished the weekend with a 3-1 record in singles en route to the consolation title. After falling in his opening match on the weekend, Ramirez reeled off three straight victories and was capped off by knocking off Yaroslav Litus of UNC Greensboro in the finals 6-2, 6-2.
Ramirez also teamed with Robin Akser (Ornskoldsvik, Sweden) to defeat the Tennessee Tech team of Proctor/Kerstein in the consolation finals 8-4. Ramirez/Akser won two straight after dropping their first match of the tournament.
Meanwhile, Jesus Bandres (Caracas, Venezuela) fell in the third round of prequalifying at the D'Novo/ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. on Sunday.
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