NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2014) - Conner Huertas (Lima, Peru) and Sebastian Yllera (Cinco Saltos, Argentina) took home the consolation singles title at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, combining to win eight matches in the back draw flight.
Both Huertas and Yllera were narrowly edged in the opening round of the singles main draw, with each falling in three sets; however, the two Bucs responded, stringing together impressive runs to eventually meet in the consolation finals where the two elected to share the title.
Also in singles play, Diego Nunez (Monterrey, Mexico) and David Biosca (Sant Fruitos de Bage, Spain) each advanced to the third round of the main draw, just one win from earning a spot in the quarterfinals.
Nunez and Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) teamed up to advance to the quartfinals of the doubles main draw.
Singles Main Draw
First round: Jeff Offerdahl (Vandy) def. Conner Huertas (ETSU), 5-7, 6-4, 6-3
Second round: Diego Nunez (ETSU) def. Dimitar Ristovski (Austin Peay), 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-2
Third round: Mateus Silva (Purdue) def. Nunez (ETSU), 7-6 (5), 6-4
First round: Mate Virag (Northern Ky.) def. Sebastian Yllera (ETSU), 0-6, 6-4, 6-4
First round: David Biosca (ETSU) def. Sam O'Neill (Butler), 7-6 (1), 6-4
Second round: Biosca (ETSU) def. Richie Kruunenberg (Morehead State), 7-5, 6-4
Third round: Luis Valero (Tennessee) def. Biosca (ETSU), 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (1)
Doubles Main Draw
Second round: Nunez/Ribeiro (ETSU) def. Zyhmantovich/Hoang (MTSU), 8-6
Third round: Nunez/Ribeiro (ETSU) def. Antun/Lovrinovic (Belmont), 8-4
Quarterfinals: Simich/Wagner (Louisville) def. Nunez/Ribeiro (ETSU), 8-6
Singles Consolation Draw
First round: Ricardo Pabon (ETSU) def. Rob Mitchell (Lipscomb), 6-3, 6-2
Second round: Zach Mueck (Xavier) def. Pabon (ETSU), 6-2, 6-2
First round: Huertas (ETSU) def. John Tougher (Lipscomb), 6-4, 6-0
Second round: Huertas (ETSU) def. Srjdan Trosic (Murray State), 6-1, 6-0
Third round: Huertas (ETSU) def. Zach Berry (Dayton), 6-4, 6-3
Quarterfinals: Huertas (ETSU) def. Bartosz Sawicki (Tennessee), 2-6, 6-4, 13-11
Semifinals: Huertas (ETSU) def. Dima Zhymantovich (MTSU), 6-4, 1-6, 10-4
Second round: Yllera (ETSU) def. Gabriel Chavesaraujo (Xavier), 6-3, 6-3
Quarterfinals: Yllera (ETSU) def. Mauricio Antun (Belmont), 6-3, 6-1
Semifinals: Yllera (ETSU) def. Manuel Montenegro (Austin Peay), 6-0, 6-0
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