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Three Bucs, two doubles teams advance at ITA Mideast Regional Championships
Thursday, October 18, 2007
Senior Oscar Posada (
Also competing in the Round of 128 Sebastian Serrano (
In doubles action Picardo and Daniel Isaza (Medellin, Colombia) defeated Stephen Allsop and Joey Estevez of North Carolina Central, 8-0 in the qualifying match before falling to Sandy Franz and Renzo Aivaldi of USC Upstate, 8-3 in the first round of the main draw.
The duo of Olivares and Serrano prevailed over Georgia Tech's Scott Blackmon and Ryan Smith in a tight 9-8 (7) match while Alex Ahlgren (Tyreso, Sweden) and Posada defeated Andrew Lee and Matt Martin of Presbyterian College, 8-5. Olivares and Serrano will face Sandeep Daiya and Tristan Heinrich of North Carolina while Ahlgren and Posada will take on Sebastian Jacque and Yoann Re of Virginia Tech.
Singles action will begin on Friday at 9:00 a.m. For all ETSU men's tennis action visit www.ETSUBucs.com.
Round of 128 - Chris Welte (NCSU) def. Predrag Burmazovic (ETSU) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
Round of 128 - Enrique Olivares (ETSU) def. Ivan Salec (RU) 6-4, 6-2
Round of 128 - Oscar Posada (ETSU) def. Rodrigo Santos (WU) 7-6, 6-3
Round of 128 - David Goulet (Duke) def. Sebastian Serrano (ETSU) 6-3, 7-5
Round of 128 - Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) def. Mason Schermerhorn (Elon) 6-2, 6-2
Round of 64 - Olivares/Serrano (ETSU) def. Blackmon/Smith (GT) 9-8(7)
Round of 64 - Ahlgren/Posada (ETSU) def. Lee/Martin (PC) 8-5
Round of 64 - Aivaldi/Franz (Upstate) def. Picardo/Isaza (ETSU) 8-3