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ETSU doubles teams advance to tournament semifinals
Sunday, September 15, 2013
ATHENS, Ga. (Sept. 15, 2013) – Continuing a successful weekend of play, both ETSU doubles teams advanced to the Division I doubles flight semifinals of the Southern Intercollegiate Championships. ETSU represents two of the four doubles teams remaining in the flight.
The doubles duo of David Biosca and Roger Ordeig outlasted a tough Clemson team Sunday to win its quarterfinal match.
“Biosca and Ordeig played a flawless match from start to finish,” ETSU head coach Yaser Zaatini said.
Diego Nunez and Rogerio Ribeiro advanced to the semifinals by walk-over.
Biosca and Ordeig will take on a Hernus Pieters and Ben Wagland of Georgia, while Nunez and Ribeiro will face Vanderbilt’s Gonzales Austin and Ryan Lipman.
“Having two teams compete on the final day of a championship flight competition is a major accomplishment for the Bucs,” ETSU head coach Yaser Zaatini said.
Individually, Nunez and Ribeiro advanced to the quarterfinals of the Division II and Division I singles flights, respectively.
The semifinals and finals of the doubles flights will be played Monday, as will the finals of the singles flights.
Wood (Georgia) def. Ribeiro (ETSU), 6-4, 6-2
Helliar (UAB) def. Nunez (ETSU), 6-2, 6-1
Division II (consolation):
Pabon (ETSU) def. Azuero (Liberty), 6-0, 2-6, 1-0 (2)
Division III (consolation):
Wilson (Va. Tech) def. Knox (ETSU), 7-5, 6-2
Biosca/Ordeig (ETSU) def. Harrington/Strawn (Clemson), 8-4
Nunez/Ribeiro (ETSU) def. Ferrero/Gill (Portland), w/o
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