Men's Tennis Concludes UConn Invitational

Senior Matt Burns

Sept. 26, 2011

STORRS, Conn. - The UConn men's tennis program had a successful weekend hosting the UConn Invitational. The Huskies finished the weekend with an impressive 20-6 record, including a 14-4 overall mark in singles play as a team. The doubles units also performed well, finishing with a 6-2 mark on Friday afternoon.

Senior Scott Warden and freshman Jacob Spreyer both went 2-0 in singles play on Sunday after combining to go 2-0 in doubles play Friday afternoon.

In doubles action, Warden and Spreyer won convincingly, defeating a tandem from Hartford, 8-1, and a duo from Sacred Heart, 8-3.

Warden went on to defeat Hartford in singles action, 6-2, 6-1, and Boston University, 7-6, 7-6.

Spreyer earned a 6-4, 7-6 victory over Quinnipiac before surpassing Boston University, 6-3, 6-3.

In other doubles action, senior Matt Burns and sophomore Ryan Carr went 2-0. The duo defeated Quinnipiac, 8-6, before handling Boston University, 8-2.

Senior Jai Yoon and junior Wei Lin split their two matches in doubles as did sophomore Teddy Margules and freshman Peter Surovic. Yoon and Lin bested Sacred Heart, 8-2, but fell to Boston University, 8-6. Margules and Surovic suffered an 8-2 defeat to Bryant only to bounce back with an 8-5 victory over Hartford.

Lin earned back-to-back victories in singles, as did Surovic. Lin defeated Quinnipiac, 6-2, 6-4 before besting Sacred Heart, 6-4, 6-2. Surovic easily defeated Bryant, 6-1, 6-3 and made short work of Sacred Heart, 6-0, 6-0.

 

 

Margules won his first match, 6-2, 6-1 over Sacred Heart but fell to Bryant, 6-4, 6-0.

Burns and freshman Joshua Palmer each split their singles matches on the weekend. Burns defeated Boston University, 7-6, 6-2 but fell to Quinnipiac, 5-7, 6-3 (10-3). Palmer suffered a 6-4, 6-3 defeat in his first match and earned a hard-fought victory over Hartford, 7-5, 7-6 in the second match of the weekend.

The team will compete in a dual match against Hartford on Wednesday beginning at 3 p.m.

DOUBLES RESULTS

Warden/Spreyer vs Neves/Kennelly (Htfd)  UC 8-1
Warden/Spreyer vs Sullo/Bagi (Sacred Heart)  UC 8-3

Yoon/Lin vs Miller/Crossman (Sacred Heart) UC 8-2 Yoon/Lin vs Kring/Chang (BU) BU 8-6

Surovic/Margules vs Parziale/Sipala (Bryant) Bryant 8-2 Surovic/Margules vs Ureta/Floum (Htfd) UC 8-5

Burns/Carr vs Shapiro/Morgenstern (QU) UC 8-6 Burns/Carr vs Hallenbeck/Green (BU) UC 8-2

SINGLES Round 1
Friedman (BU) def Sullo (SH) 6-2, 7-5
Weeden (QU) def Morris (BRY) 6-1, 6-4
Warden (UC) def Neves (HTFD) 6-2, 6-1
Kwei (QU) def Miller (SH) 6-2, 7-6
Frieder (BU) def Yoon (UC) 5-7, 7-6, 10-2
Parziale (BRY) def Bhalla (HTFD) 6-1, 6-1
Kopelman (BU) def Kennelly (HFTD) 6-2, 7-6(4)
Lin (UC) def Ambrosio (QU) 6-2, 6-4
Gonzalex (BRY) def Bagi (SH) 6-4, 6-1
Floum (HTFD) def Lopresti (SH) 6-0, 6-4
Surovic (UC) def Callahan (BRY) 6-1, 6-3
Morgenstern (QU) def Hallenbeck (BU) 5-7, 6-4, 11-0
Holdstein (HTFD) def Crossman 7-6(0), 6-3
Spreyer (UC) def Lazerowich (QU) 6-4, 7-6
Chang (BU) def Arguello (BRY) 7-5, 6-3
Teran (BU) def Sipala (BRY) 6-2, 6-1
Margules (UC) def Bogdanovich (SH) 6-2, 6-1
Bailey (QU) def Ureta (HTFD) 6-4, 6-1
Carr (UC) def Kring (BU) 7-6, 6-4
Nedelcu (HTFD) def Shakro (SH) 6-1, 6-2
Petrini (QU) def Cournoyer (BRY) 6-0, 6-1
Shapiro (QU) def De Los Santos (HTFD) 6-2, 6-1
Burns (UC) def Green (BU) 7-6, 6-2
Rubinstein (BRY) def Palmer (UC) 6-4, 6-3
SINGLES Round 2
Sullo (SH) def Morris (BRY) 6-4, 6-3
Weeden (QU) def Neves (HTFD) 6-3, 7-5
Warden (UC) def Friedman (BU) 7-6, 7-6
Yoon (UC) def Bhalla (HFTD) 6-4, 6-1
Frieder (BU) def Miller (SH) 6-4, 6-0
Parziale (BRY) def Kwei (QU) 6-2, 6-3
Kopelman (BU) def Ambrosio (QU) 6-2, 6-2
Lin (UC) def Bagi (SH) 6-4, 6-2
Gonzalez (BRY) def Kennelley (HTFD) 6-2, 6-3
Morgenstern (QU) def Floum (HTFD) 6-1, 6-1
Surovic (UC) def Lopresti (SH) 6-0, 6-0
Callahan (BRY) def Hallenbeck (BU) 6-1, 6-1
Lazerowich (QU) def Holdstein (HTFD) 6-7, 2-3 retired
Spreyer (UC) def Chang (BU) 6-3, 6-3
Arguello (BRY) def Crossman (SH) 6-0 retired
Teran (BU) def Ureta (HTFD) 6-1, 6-1
Sipala (BRY) def Margules (UC) 6-4, 6-0
Bailey (QU) def Bogdanovich (SH) 6-2, 7-6
Petrini (QU) def Carr (UC) 6-1, 6-3
Kring (BU) def Nedelcu (HTFD) 7-6, 7-5
Cournoyer (BRY) def Shakro (SH) 6-0, 6-0
Rubinstein (BRY) def Green (BU) 7-5, 6-3
Shapiro (QU) def Burns (UC) 5-7, 6-3, 10-3
Palmer (UC) def De Los Santos (HTFD) 7-5, 7-6