Nov. 4, 2017
ATLANTA, Ga. - The Virginia men's tennis team has five players competing at the Georgia Tech Invitational, being held Friday through Sunday, Nov. 3-5, at Georgia Tech’s Ken Byer’s Tennis Complex in Atlanta, Ga.
Freshman Matthew Lord (Bloomfield, Conn.) has advanced to the Old Gold singles bracket final after picking up two victories on Saturday. Lord downed Andrei Andrukhou of Georgia State 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 and South Carolina’s Yancy Dennis 3-6, 7-5, 7-5 to advance to Sunday’s final. Redshirt freshman Ammar Alhaqbani (Alexandria, Va.) advanced to the consolation final with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 victory over Georgia State’s Jack MacFarlane and a 6-2, 6-4 win over Auburn’s Olle Thestrup.
In the White singles bracket, freshmen Jefferson Dockter (Atlanta, Ga.) dropped a 6-4, 6-3 decision to Georgia State’s Quentin Couland in the quarterfinals. He was edge in a consolation match by South Carolina’s Thomas Brown 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (2). Freshman Jerome Romualdez (Manila, Philippines) dropped a consolation match 6-0, 6-2 to Georgia Tech’s Brandon Freestone.
Sunday’s action will begin at 9 a.m. with a doubles match followed by the final singles match for each player.
Live scoring will not be available for the matches but a complete recap will be posted each day on VirginiaSports.com.
Virginia Day Two Results - Singles
Old Gold Singles (Quarterfinal Round)
Lord, Matthew (Virginia, VA) def. Andrukhou, Andrei (4) (Georgia State, GA) 6-1; 1-6; 6-3
Old Gold Singles (Semifinal Round)
Lord, Matthew (Virginia, VA) def. Dennis, Yancy (2) (South Carolina, SC) 3-6; 7-5; 7-5
Old Gold Singles Consolation (W - Quarterfinal Round)
Alhaqbani, Ammar (Virginia, VA) def. MacFarlane, Jack (Georgia State, GA) 4-6; 6-3; 6-0
Old Gold Singles Consolation (W -Semifinal Round)
Alhaqbani, Ammar (Virginia, VA) def. Thestrup, Olle (Auburn, AL) 6-2; 6-4
White Singles (Quarterfinal Round)
Coulaud, Quentin (2) (Georgia State, GA) def. Dockter, Jefferson (Virginia, VA) 6-4; 6-3
White Singles (N - Semifinal Round)
Brown, Thomas (South Carolina, SC) def. Dockter, Jefferson (Virginia, VA) 6-2; 6-2
White Singles Consolation (W - Quarterfinal Round)
Freestone, Brandon (GA Tech, GA) def. Romualdez, Jerome (Virginia, VA) 6-0; 6-2
White Singles (S - Semifinal Round)
Romauldez, Jerome (Virginia, VA) def. Showers, Bailey (Georgia State, GA) Wo (inj)
NCAA Quest Begins for Iceland NativeTrack & Field, Cross Country5/24/18A three-time ACC champion in the hammer throw, Virginia junior Hilmar Jonsson competes Thursday at the NCAA East Preliminary meet in Tampa, Fla.Lynch Shines Again in His Season FinaleBaseball5/23/18In what was probably his final appearance for UVA, junior left-hander Daniel Lynch struck out seven Tuesday against Florida State in the ACC tournament.UVA Pioneer Ready for Next ChapterFootball5/21/18Kent Merritt, who's retiring next month from his position in the history department, was among the first African-American football players at Virginia.
Director of News Content
A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Aswin Lizen Falls in NCAA Singles First Round
M. Tennis | 5/23/2018
Junior Aswin Lizen was eliminated with a 7-6, 6-3 loss to No. 10 Mazen Osama in the first round...
Lizen Begins NCAA Singles Championship Wednesday
M. Tennis | 5/22/2018
Junior Aswin Lizen will face Alabama's Mazen Osama on Wednesday, May 23 at 11:30 a.m. in the...
Ross Named ITA Atlantic Region Rookie of Year
M. Tennis | 5/21/2018
Freshman Gianni Ross was named the 2018 Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year, the 11th player in...
Virginia Falls to Columbia, 4-2
M. Tennis | 5/12/2018
The Cavaliers' season came to an end with a 4-2 loss to Columbia in the second round of the NCAA ...
Virginia Downs VCU 4-0 in NCAA Opener
M. Tennis | 5/11/2018
The Cavaliers advance to the second round where they will face No. 16 Columbia on Saturday, May...
Virginia Begins NCAA Championship Friday in NY
M. Tennis | 5/9/2018
The Virginia men's tennis team begins its title defense on Friday, May 11 at 10 a.m., taking on...
Two Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Teams
M. Tennis | 05/03/2018
Carl Söderlund was named First Team All-ACC while Aswin Lizen was named to the second team.
Two Cavaliers Selected for NCAA Singles Championship
M. Tennis | 05/02/2018
Sophomore Carl Söderlund and junior Aswin Lizen have earned spots in the 64-player field of ...
- Online Stores