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Johnson in Semifinals as Blue Demons Continue Play at HEB, Purdue Tourneys
Freshman Kyle Johnson reached the semifinals of the Flight B Main Draw on Saturday.

Freshman Kyle Johnson reached the semifinals of the Flight B Main Draw on Saturday.

Sept. 23, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Freshman Kyle Johnson advanced to the Flight B singles semifinal draw with a pair of wins as the DePaul men's tennis team cruised through day two at the Purdue Invitational on Saturday, September 22.

Johnson defeated Cleveland State's Ali Shabib 7-6 (4), 6-3 and Xavier's Phil Diaz 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 to reach the semis and improve to 5-1 in singles play. Sophomore Adam Reinhart also picked up a 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 win over IUPUI's Jacob Bradley in the Flight C draw before bowing out in the quarterfinals.

Reinhard and Johnson, also playing doubles together, reached the finals of the Flight B consolation bracket with a 8-3 decision against IPFW's tandem of Jeremy Depree and Eduardo Sztrajtman.

At the HEB Invitational in Waco, Texas, junior Filip Dzanko saw a five-match win streak come to a close in the round of 16 at the HEB Invitational.

Purdue Invitational - Day Two Singles Results
Honert (Valpo) def. Jan-Willem Feilzer (DPU) 6-3, 6-3
Kyle Johnson (DPU) def. Ali Shabib (CSU) 7-6 (4), 6-3
Kyle Johnson (DPU) def. Phil Diaz (Xavier) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4
Nick Volz (IUPUI) def. Sten Leusink (DPU) 6-2, 6-4
Adam Reinhart (DPU) def. Jacob Bradley (IUPUI) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1
Nicky Wong (Toledo) def. Adam Reinhart (DPU) 7-6, 2-6, 7-5

Purdue Invitational - Day Two Doubles Results
Mamalat/Packowitz (Marquette) def. Leusink/John (DPU) 8-6
Geeraert/Wong (WMU) def. Reinhart/Johnson (DPU) 8-2
Reinhart/Johnson (DPU) def. Depree/Sztrajtman (IPFW) 8-3

 

 

HEB Invitational - Day Two Singles Results
Julian Lenz d. Filip Dzanko 6-2, 7-5
Carlos Arbiza d. Mathias Hambach 6-1, 4-6, 10-4
Mathias Hambach d. Boburjon Kamiljanov 7-5, 6-3

HEB Invitational - Day Two Doubles Results
Lenz/Zsiga d. Dzanko/Hambach 8-1