BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Nov. 3 2017) – The ETSU men’s tennis team hit the road for the Pelham Racquet Club Collegiate Invite hosted by Samford in Birmingham, Ala. Four Bucs played in this invite and went a perfect 8-0 on the first day.
Juan Lugo (Maracay, Venezuela) and Miguel Este (Barcelona, Spain) combined in doubles and won back to back matches. They first took on EKU’s duo and then advanced to defeat UAB. Lugo and Este will play at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday against Samford’s doubles for the east side of championships bracket.
Sergi Fontcuberta (Barcelona, Spain) and David Gonzalez (Barcelona, Spain) combined for the first time this fall and defeated UAB’s doubles and then won again to defeat EKU’s doubles. They will also play at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday for the east side of the championships bracket.
In singles action, Lugo kicked things off for the Bucs with a win over UAB. Fontcuberta was up next for ETSU after picking up another win for the Bucs to advance.
Lastly, Este and Gonzalez played in singles draws and also picked up wins to help the Bucs go undefeated on the day.
All four Bucs will return to singles and doubles action on Saturday, with play resuming at 9:00 a.m. (CT)
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