Sept. 23, 2011
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The University of Connecticut men's tennis team competed in the Fairfield Doubles Invitational recently. The Huskies had three pairs compete in the tournament. Senior Jay Yoon and Freshman Peter Surovic advanced to the finals of their group.
Senior Scott Warden and freshman Jacob Spreyer competed in the A2 group, winning two of three matches and advanced to the semifinals. Warden and Spreyer combined to beat the duo of Eric Ambrosio and Andrew Weeden of Quinnipiac, 8-2 to move on to the group A playoffs. Warden and Spreyer fell short in the semifinals losing to the pair of James Kwei and Alex Lazerowich of Farleigh Dickinson, 8-3.
Senior Jai Yoon and freshman Peter Surovic also competed in the tournament as a doubles tandem in the B1 group. They combined to win two of three matches in round robin play and won their semifinal match, advancing to the final. Yoon and Surovic combined to win a close match against Alex Holdstein and Marco Neves of Hartford, 8-7(4), to advance to the semifinals. The two huskies then went on to win the semifinal match against Corey Morgenstern and Chris Nelson of Quinnipiac, 8-5. Yoon and Surovic lost in the finals against Queens College's Tyrone Ewels and Claudio Andrade, 8-2.
Junior Wei Lin and sophomore Teddy Margules competed in the B2 group and won all three of their matches in round robin play. In their third match in round robin play they beat Corey Morgenstern and Chris Nelson of Quinnipiac, 8-5. Lin and Margules lost in the semifinals to the eventual winners, Tyrone Ewels and Claudio Andrade of Queens College, 8-4.