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Bucs tennis continues action at separate tourneys
Saturday, October 13, 2007
Competing in the Flight A bracket senior Lisandro Picardo (Mar del Plata, Argentina) fell to Eduardo Pereira of North Florida,a 5-7, 6-4, 6-3, while Sergio Velez (Medellin, Colombia) fell to Corey Smith of Florida Atlantic, 6-1, 6-1 in the Flight B bracket.
In the Flight A consolation bracket Daniel Isaza (
At the South Carolina Invitational senior Oscar Posada (Valencia, Venezuela) continued to roll as he defeated Louisville's David Simon, 7-6, 6-4 in the Round of 16 before defeating Vinicius Bortolatto of Winthrop in a hard-fought three set match, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 in the quarterfinals.
Competing in the A-2 bracket, Predrag Burmazovic (
In doubles action Posada and Alex Ahlgren (
"We had another good day today. I'm extremely happy with Oscar's performance today. In his first match he picked up a win over an opponent he had lost to earlier this year at Vanderbilt. It was good for him to gain a little bit of confidence and he went out and had a great win this afternoon over a very tough opponent from
Action will continue Sunday at both tournaments. For all ETSU men's tennis action visit www.ETSUBucs.com.
Flight A -Eduardo Pereira (UNF) def. Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) 5-7, 6-4, 6-3
Flight A Consolation - Joris De Weerdt (GSU) def. Daniel Isaza (ETSU) 6-3, 2-6, 10-1
Flight B - Corey Smith (FAU) def. Sergio Velez (ETSU) 6-1, 6-1
Flight A1 - Oscar Posada (ETSU) def. David Simon (UL) 7-6, 6-4
Flight A1 - Oscar Posada (ETSU) def. Vinicius Bortolatto (WU) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
Flight A2 - Predrag Burmazovic (ETSU) def. David Wolff (USC) 7-6, 6-1
Flight A2 - Predrag Burmazovic (ETSU) def. Michael Nusslein (USF) 7-5, 6-2
Flight A1 doubles - Brasseauz/Sator (WF) def. Posada/Ahlgren (ETSU) default