Day One Complete at Milwaukee Tennis Classic
Sept. 14, 2012
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. - The DePaul men's tennis team got four singles wins off Wisconsin in the morning before dropping three doubles matches against Ball State on day one at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic at Town Club.
Filip Dzanko got off to a good start with a top-spot win over Wisconsin's Billy Bertha, coasting to a 6-2 win in the first set before besting Bertha -- the defending singles champion of the tournament -- in a tie-breaker to clinch the match 7-6 (4) in set two.
Making his DePaul debut at the number three position, Jan-Willem Feilzer beat the Badgers' Alexander Kostanov in straight sets 6-2, 6-2, while sophomore Adam Reinhart played at sixth singles and picked up the Blue Demons third singles win with a 6-7, 6-4, 1-0 (10-4) decision over UW's Alexander Korkorev.
Paul John was also a winner, playing in a seventh match and defeating UW's Jakhongir Jalalov, 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-7).
In doubles play, the Blue Demons were swept by the Cardinals.
The tournament continues tomorrow as DePaul faces Wisconsin again on the doubles side at 11:00 a.m. The Blue Demons finish up versus the hosts, Marquette, in singles at 1:00 p.m.
Men's Singles - DePaul vs. Wisconsin
Men's Doubles - Ball State vs. DePaul
Dalton Albertin/Ray Leonard (BSU) def. Mathias Hambach/Jan-Willem Feitzer (DPU), 8-5
Alex Brym/Austin Sansone (BSU) def. Filip Dzanko/Kyle Johnson (DPU), 8-5
Austin Smith/Ben Bryan (BSU) def. Adam Reinhart/Paul John (DPU), 8-5