Tennessee's co-ed team of Mark Parsons, Andy Crews, Candy Reid and Vilmari
Casellvi dropped its second round match at the Wingspan.com/WTT National
Collegiate Tennis Championships to top-seeded Duke, 27-22. The tournament
is scored by using the World TeamTennis format.
In the opening match, Duke's Megan Miller and Brooke Siebel defeated Reid
and Casellvi 6-3, making the overall score 6-3. No. 23 Doug Root defeated
Parsons 6-4, running the score to 12-7. Parsons and Crews defeated Root and
Porter Jones in doubles action 6-3, closing the gap to 15-13. Miller then
defeated Casellvi in women's singles 6-4, pushing the score to 21-17 in
favor of the Blue Devils. Siebel and Jones then closed out the match by
beating Parsons and Casellvi in mixed doubles 6-5, to make the final score
Tennessee then played Notre Dame in a consolation round. The scores from
that match were not available at press time.
Vols in Kentucky for Fluitt Classic
The Tennessee men's tennis team was in action again on Saturday morning at
the Fluitt Classic as they took on the Kentucky Wildcats. The Vols and the
Wildcats split that match 2-2, as the match consisted of four singles
matches. Paul Podbury and Peter Handoyo were victorious for the Vols, while
Mark Fitzpatrick and Matt Turner lost their matches.
In the No. 1 match, Podbury defeated Gustaf Pousett 6-4, 6-3 while the
eighth-ranked Handoyo defeated Carlos Drada 6-7 (8-6), 6-4, 6-1. The No. 3
match saw Kentucky's Edo Bawano ranked No. 82 defeat Fitzpatrick 6-4, 6-3.
Johann Grunditz of Kentucky beat Turner 6-2, 6-3.
Tennessee was in late action on Friday evening when they faced the
Mississippi State Bulldogs. The Bulldogs took four of five matches from the
Vols, with No. 8 Handoyo registering the lone Vol victory.
The Vols played again on Saturday evening and Sunday morning, but the
results were not available at press time.
UT tennis tourney team falls to Duke
Published: Mon Oct 04, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:58 p.m.