The Tennessee tennis team finished the Kentucky Invitational with a flurry Sunday as they defeated tournament host and SEC rival Kentucky 4-2. The Vols finished tied with Baylor for the second-best record in the tournament at 3-1. Notre Dame won the tournament with a 4-0 record, finishing with five players undefeated in singles play.
For Tennessee, Peter Handoyo continued his impressive fall season with an undefeated singles and doubles slate at the tournament. He teamed up with Andy Crews again to defeat Edo Bowano and Reven Stephens from Kentucky, 8-3, to push their doubles mark for the tournament to 4-0. In other doubles action, Wade Orr and Matt Turner teamed up to defeat Kentucky's Justin Kinney and Gustav Pousette 8-6, Sunday. Orr and Turner finished 2-1 as a doubles team in the tournament.
In singles action, Handoyo defeated Kentucky's Pousette 6-5, 6-3, in No. 1 singles. Tennessee freshman Orr defeated Kentucky's Kinney 6-4, 6-4 at the No. 2 slot. Crews saw Stephens again in singles play, where Crews was defeated 6-5, 4-6, 6-3 at the No. 3 position. Edo Bowano defeated Turner 6-2, 6-4 at No. 4 singles. Another Vol freshman, George Dubrava, defeated Elliott Datlow 6-2, 6-4 at the No. 5 spot. Dubrava was the second-most consistent Vol, finishing with a 3-1 record in singles play.
Tennis Vols down Kentucky
Published: Wed Oct 04, 2000 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 03:15 p.m.