ETSU wraps up day three at ITA Regional Championship
ETSU wraps up day three at ITA Regional Championship
Saturday, October 22, 2016

MURFREESBORO & KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2016) – The ETSU men’s and women’s tennis teams wrapped up its third day at the ITA Regional Championship on Saturday at regional sites Middle Tennessee State University and University of Tennessee.

Marina Espana (Castellar Del Valles, Spain) advanced to the Round of 16 after she took Hannah Sohn of Memphis into three sets. Espana defeated the Memphis Tiger 6-1, 4-6, 6-3, but her run ended in the quarterfinals as she fell in two sets to the No. 1 overall seed Sydney Campbell of Vanderbilt.

Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) made a run to the Round of 32, but she fell to the No. 2 overall seed Aidila Sutjiadi of Kentucky: 6-2, 6-4. After falling in the first round of the ITA Regional Championship, Yi Chi Ma (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) earned a consolation match on Saturday. Ultimately, she fell 6-4, 6-3 to Marta Paris of Middle Tennessee State University.

On the men’s side, David Biosca (Sant Fruitos de Bage, Spain) advanced to the Quarterfinals as he defeated No. 20 seeded Raheel Maji of Indiana: 6-2, 6-7 (3), 6-4. However, his run ended as No. 5 seeded Ryan Peniston of Memphis upended Biosca on Saturday.

David Gonzalez (Barcelona, Spain) earned a berth into the consolation singles bracket in the Round of 32, but he fell to Gabe Arajua of Xavier (6-3, 6-2) at the University of Tennessee.

 

RESULTS

Men’s

Singles – Round of 16

David Biosca (ETSU) def. Raheel Manji (Indiana) – 6-2, 6-7 (3), 6-4

Ryan Peniston (Memphis) def. David Biosca (ETSU)

 

Consolation Singles – Round of 32

Gabe Arajua (Xavier) def. David Gonzalez (ETSU) – 6-3, 6-2

 

Women’s

Round of 32 - Singles

Marina Espana (ETSU) def. Hannah Sohn (Memphis)– 6-1, 5-7, 6-2

Sydney Campbell (Vanderbilt) def. Marina Espana (ETSU) – 6-1, 6-1

Aidilia Sutjiadi (Kentucky) def. Ioanna Markesini (ETSU) – 6-2, 6-4

 

Consolation Singles

Marta Paris (MTSU) def. Yi Chi Ma (ETSU) – 6-4, 6-3

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