ATHENS, Ga. (Sept. 23, 2016) – Freshman Miguel Este (Caracas, Venezuela) paced the ETSU men’s tennis team in its opening day of competition of the fall season Friday in Athens, Ga. The freshman from Caracas, Venezuela picked up a pair of singles victories to become the lone Buc to reach a round of 16 at the Southern Intercollegiate.
Senior David Biosca (Sant Fruitos De Bage, Spain), who is currently ranked No. 47 in the Oracle/ITA National Singles Rankings, picked up a three-set win over Georgia Tech’s Cole Fiegel before falling to Florida’s Maxx Lipman in straight sets in the round of 32.
The Bucs will return to action Saturday for day two of the Southern Intercollegiate. Play is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. from Athens.
Qualifying Round - Robert Herrera (East Tennessee State) def. Cedric Dujacquier (Belmont), 7-5, 6-1
Qualifying Round - Marcos Bernardes (Tennessee Tech) def. Wenceslao Albin (East Tennessee State), 6-3, 6-4
Doubles Qualifying Round - Gonzalez/Albin (ETSU) def. Sharma/Hovart (Georgia State), 7-6, 7-4
Round of 64 - David Biosca (East Tennessee State) def. Cole Fiegel (Georgia Tech), 6-4, 6-7, 6-3
Round of 64 - Zach Kennedy (Georgia State) def. Diego Nunez (ETSU), 6-2, 6-4
Round of 64 - Jackson Cobb (Texas Tech) def. David Gonzalez (ETSU), 6-3, 6-1
Round of 64 - Miguel Este (ETSU) def. Ozan Cildir (Lander), 6-2, 6-4
Round of 64 - Alfredo Perez (Florida) def. Robert Herrera (ETSU), 4-6, 6-1, 6-4
Round of 32 - Miguel Este (ETSU) def. Chris Yun (Georgia Tech), 6-3, 6-2
Round of 32 - Maxx Lipman (Florida) def. David Biosca (ETSU), 6-0, 6-3
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