Men’s tennis caps off day two at Chattanooga Collegiate Championships
Men’s tennis caps off day two at Chattanooga Collegiate Championships
Saturday, September 15, 2018

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Sept 15, 2018) – Four Bucs continued action at the Chattanooga Collegiate Championships today. The ETSU men’s tennis team competed in both singles and doubles on day two.

Miguel Este (Caracas, Venezuela) took on UAB’s Fernando Vargas and won 6-4, 6-2 to kick off the day. Este moved on to play Jeremy Taylor from Memphis, but fell 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (7).

Chris Mikrovas (Athens, Greece) played TTU’s Carlos Vicente and fell 6-4, 6-1. Mikrovas played again against Turner Voges from Memphis, but was defeated 7-6, 7-6.

Taisei Miyamoto (Chiba, Japan) also played in singles today. He fell 6-3, 6-3 to Pelaya Antuna from Troy, but bounced back and won 6-3, 6-0 against UAB’s Giovani Pasini. He will play TTU’s Lucca Silva tomorrow.

Lastly Mark Papadopoulos (Sydney, Australia) had two wins on the day. He defeated Antoni Selma from Troy 6-4, 7-6 and then defeated Chattanooga’s Jacob Marshall 6-2, 6-3. Papadopoulos played his third singles match of the day, but fell 7-6, 6-4 to Tom El Safadi from UAB.

In doubles action, Este and Miyamoto fell to Taylor and Pallares from Memphis 6-4. The pair will take on UAB’s Janko and El Safadi tomorrow.

Mikrovas and Papadopoulos also were defeated by Troy’s Antuna and Romero 6-4. They will play tomorrow against Chattanooga’s Long and Llebeili.          

The Bucs conclude the championsips tomorrow, Sept. 16.

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