Courtesy: Wichita State
MTEN: Shocker Men Complete Second Day in Midland
Courtesy:Wichita State
Release:09/16/2012
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MIDLAND, Texas- The Wichita State men's tennis team completed the second day of the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational on Saturday night.

It was a successful day for the Shocker men in doubles play, as the two remaining duos defeated their opponents, 8-6. Matheus Pereira and Alvaro Gutierrez defeated Victor Hoang and Hall Fess of Arkansas, and Tomislav Gregurovic and Guillermo Nicol defeated Joey Swaysland and Jacoby Lewis from Texas. The wins against the two tough opponents moved the pairs onto the semifinals.

In singles play, senior Matheus Pereira fell in his third-round match to Hans Hach of Abilene Christian, 6-4, 6-3. Freshman Tin Ostojic also fell in the round, when he was taken down by Francisco Zambron of Texas Tech, 6-4, 6-4.

Alvaro Gutierrez defeated his first round opponent, Sebastian Ermicioin of UTA, 6-3, 7-6, before losing to Rodolfo Bustamante of TCU, 6-1, 6-3.

Sophomore Erick Reyes also got a win under his belt, coming back from 5-2 down in the third set to defeat Yauheni Yakauleu, 6-7, 7-6, 6-4. Reyes would fall in the next round however, being defeated by Andrew Korinek of Texas, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3.

After losing his first round contest, reigning MVC Freshman of the Year, Tomislav Gregurovic, rattled off three straight wins in the consolation bracket, defeating James Hignett of New Mexico, 6-2, 6-2, to reach the semifinals of the bracket.

The Shockers will compete in the final day of the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational on Sunday.

-WICHITA STATE-

 

Doubles Play

Matheus Pereira and Alvaro Gutierrez (Wichita State) def. Victor Hoang and Hall Fess (Arkansas), 8-6

Tomislav Gregurovic and Guillermo Nicol (Wichita State) def. Joey Swaysland and Jacoby Lewis (Texas), 8-6

Singles Play

Hans Hach (Abilene Christian) def. Matheus Pereira (Wichita State), 6-4, 6-3

Alvaro Gutierrez (Wichita State) def. Sebastian Ermicioin (UTA), 6-3, 7-6

Rodolfo Bustamante (TCU) def. Alvaro Gutierrez (Wichita State), 6-1, 6-3

Erick Reyes (Wichita State) def. Yauheni Yakauleu (UTA), 6-7, 7-6, 6-4

Andrew Korinek (Texas) def. Erick Reyes (Wichita State), 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

Francisco Zambron (Texas Tech) def. Tin Ostojic (Wichita State), 6-4, 6-4

Jacoby Lewis (Texas) def. Tomislav Gregurovic (Wichita State), 6-3, 6-4

Tomislav Gregurovic (Wichita State) def. Matt Kirby (Tulsa), no score reported

Tomislav Gregurovic (Wichita State) def. Tassilo Schmid (TJC), 6-4, 1-6, 10-3

Tomislav Gregurovic (Wichita State) def. James Hignett (New Mexico), 6-2, 6-2

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