April 8, 2013
BANGALORE, India - Three Virginia alumni helped lead their nations to Davis Cup success this past weekend. Somdev Devvarman (Class of 2008) and Sanam Singh (Class of 2011) led India to a 5-0 win over Indonesia, while Treat Huey (Class of 2008) helped the Philippines to a 4-1 win over Thailand.
In India's 5-0 win over Indonesia in a Asia/Oceania Group I Relegation Playoff tie in Bangalore, Devvarman posted a pair of singles victories. He downed Wisnu Adi Nugroho 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Friday and topped David Agung Susanto 6-3, 6-1 on Sunday. The victory was clinched on Saturday in doubles as Singh paired with Indian legend Leander Paes for a 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 victory.
The Philippines topped Thailand 4-1 in the second round of Asia/Oceania Group II and will play New Zealand in September for promotion into Group I next year. Huey teamed with Pepperdine's Francis Alcantara to win in doubles, 6-3, 6-3, 7-6(4).
Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.Home-Court Advantage Proves Pivotal AgainMen's Basketball12/1/16No. 6 Virginia, which hosts No. 25 West Virginia on Saturday afternoon, has won 24 straight games at John Paul Jones Arena.Diakite Growing Into Larger RoleMen's Basketball11/29/16Redshirt freshman Mamadi Diakite is averaging 7.2 points and a team-high 2.6 blocks for No. 6 Virginia, which hosts Ohio State at JPJ on Wednesday night.
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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.
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