Men’s tennis begins fall season at the Bonk Invitational
Men’s tennis begins fall season at the Bonk Invitational
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Reigning 4-time SoCon champion back in action

CARY, N.C. (Sept. 15, 2022) – The ETSU men’s tennis team is set to compete in the 2022 Duke James Bonk Invitational in Cary, N.C., marking the 2022-23 season debut for the Bucs. The tournament will be played at the Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C. beginning on Friday and concluding on Sunday.

The Bucs are coming off a season in which they finished 20-7, while never suffering defeat in conference playing going 7-0. In doing so, the Bucs took home their fourth consecutive SoCon conference title.

Returning five players from last year’s SoCon championship team, the Bucs have also added four new faces to this year’s roster. Reigning two-time Southern Conference Player of the Year Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) starts his junior campaign for the Blue and Gold.

The teams that will make up the Bonk Invitational are Charlotte, Duke, Elon, Indiana, UNC-Wilmington, Miami, VCU, Virginia Tech and Yale.

The competition is set to start Friday morning at 10 a.m., with the first round of doubles. Following the second round of doubles, the first round of singles will start at 1:30 p.m. Saturday will be a day for singles as the second round will commence at 9 a.m. Round three of singles will start that afternoon at 1 p.m.

Sunday morning will start with the final round of doubles at 9 a.m. and conclude with the final round of singles starting at 11 a.m.   

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