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Men's Tennis Finds Success in Day One of Quinnipiac Invitational

Oct. 9, 2009

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HAMDEN, Conn. - The University of Connecticut men's tennis team will have two doubles teams fighting for titles at the Quinnipiac Invitational on Saturday after the first day of competition on Friday. Sophomores Dave Adams (Andover, Mass) and Jai Yoon (Bayside, N.Y.) advanced the championship match in the A Doubles Flight while freshman Wei Lin (Bayside, N.Y.) and Matt Burns (Middletown, N.Y.) find themselves in the same position in the B Doubles Flight.

Adams and Yoon started the day with a victory over a duo from the host institution, defeating John Hughes and Andrew Weeden, 8-5. The Huskies took down Hofstra's Matt Wacks and Stian Tvedt, 8-5, in the second match of the day. Adams and Yoon secured their spot in the final match of the flight with an 8-5 victory over Chris Ujick and Jinal Shah from Sacred Heart.

Annop and Shah will take on Brian Mikkelson and James Kwei from Quinnipiac.

Mikkelson and Kwei defeated senior Joe Goldstein (Tucson, Ariz.) and junior Andrew Marcus (Potomac, Md.) in their first match the day, 8-5.

Lin and Burns are set to face the Bobcats' Chris Nelson and Alex Lazerowich after defeating Charlie Feldman and Dillon Kraus from Quinnipiac. Fairfield's Aaron Chan and Ryan Berthod were unable to get past the Connecticut duo, falling 8-5. Lin and Burns started the say with an 8-4 victory over Josh Levinson and Jason Sinkoff from Hofstra.

Play resumes at the seventh annual Quinnipiac Men's Tennis Invitational tomorrow at the Quinnipiac Indoor Tennis Courts at 9 a.m.