Amon, Knox each fall on final day of WFU Fall Invite

Sunday, October 14, 2012

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 14, 2012)Fernando Amon (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and Connor Knox (Bristol, Tenn.) wrapped up the Wake Forest Fall Invitational on Sunday, but were defeated in their respective singles matches.

Amon lost two close sets, dropping two tiebreaks to Richmond’s Will Welte 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-2), in the D1 Singles Flight fifth-place match. Knox could not overcome Furman’s Ben Horst, dropping his D2 Singles Flight 11th-place match 6-4, 6-2.

The ETSU duo did end the doubles portion on a positive note, defeating Longwood’s Elston and Sankar 9-7.

The Bucs now look ahead to the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, beginning Friday in Memphis, Tenn.

Complete ETSU Results
Wake Forest Fall Invite – Final Day
 
Singles – 5th-Place Match
 
D1 Singles Flight
Will Welte (Richmond) def. Fernando Amon 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-2)
 
Singles – 11th-Place Match
 
D2 Singles Flight
Ben Horst (Furman) def. Connor Knox 6-4, 6-2
 
Doubles – 11th-Place Match
 
C Doubles Flight
Amon/Knox def. Elston/Sankar (Longwood) 9-7

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