Pirates Through To Quarterfinals Of Georgia Tech Fall Invitational
ATLANTA, Ga. - Three members of the Armstrong Atlantic State University men's tennis team picked up a pair of singles wins on the first day of action at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational on Saturday in Atlanta.
Two Pirates are through to the quarterfinals of the A Singles bracket after Saturday. Matus Mydla, seeded seventh, notched a 6-1, 6-0 win over Auburn's Rafael Rondino and a 6-4, 6-1 win over Georgia Tech's Eduardo Segura to move into the quarters. Teammate Sven Lalic is also into the quarters after a 6-0, 6-3 win over Daniel Hernandez of Lipscomb and a 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 win over Peter Nagovnak of Georgia Tech.
Daniel Regan, playing in the A Singles bracket, dropped a 7-6 (3), 6-2 decision to sixth-seeded Campbell Johnson of Georgia to move into the consolation bracket.
Pedro Scocuglia, meanwhile, split matches in the B Singles bracket on Saturday, defeating Colby Shaw of Lipscomb, 6-3, 7-5, but falling to Stuart Kenyon of Alabama, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5.
In doubles, the duo of Mydla and Scocuglia won a pair of matches to advance to the quarterfinals of the A Doubles bracket. The pair knocked off Taylor Patrick and Bryan Swartz of Tennessee, 8-4, and the Alabama duo of Kenyon and Vikram Reddy, 8-3.
In the B Doubles bracket, Regan and Lalic beat Chad Pierron and David Salazar of Lipscomb, 8-3, to advance to the quarterfinals.
Play continues on Sunday with both singles and doubles action, then concludes on Sunday.