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DePaul Notches Three Wins on Day One in Minnesota
Filip Dzanko earned a win in the flight one singles draw today


Filip Dzanko earned a win in the flight one singles draw today

Nov. 1, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- The DePaul men's tennis team wrapped up day one at the University of Minnesota Invitational on Friday afternoon in Minneapolis.

Matched up against players from the University of Pennsylvania, the Blue Demons were able to come away with three victories. In singles play, senior Filip Dzanko outlasted Nikola Kocovic in three sets, 6-7 (0), 7-6 (8), 1-0 (5) and freshman Tim Corwin beat Zach Katz in three (2-6, 6-1, 1-0 (8)). Dzanko's win came in flight one, while Corwin earned the victory in flight three. DePaul played eight singles matches overall on Friday.

In doubles play, Dzanko and David Vieyra posted their 10th win of the fall, beating Vim DeAlwis and Zach Katz (Penn), 8-6. The DePaul duo came into the year ranked No. 46 in the nation.

Play at the University of Minnesota Invitational continues tomorrow.

Day One Results

SINGLES

Flight No. 1

Filip Dzanko (DEP) vs. Nikola Kocovic (PENN) 6-7 (0), 7-6 (8), 1-0 (5)
Jeremy Court (PENN) def. Sten Leusink (DEP) 6-3, 6-2

Flight No. 2

Vim DeAlwis (PENN) def. David Vieyra (DEP) 6-3, 6-1
Matt Nardella (PENN) def. Paul John (DEP) 6-1, 3-6, 1-0 (8)

Flight No. 3


 

 

Tim Corwin (DEP) def. Zach Katz (PENN) 2-6, 6-1, 1-0 (8)
Blaine Willenborg (PENN) def. Kyle Johnson (DEP) 6-3, 6-3

Flight No. 4

Thomas Spratt (PENN) def. Jan-Willem Feilzer (DEP) 6-2, 6-4
Zach Lessen (PENN) def. Adam Reinhart (DEP) 7-6 (5), 6-2

 

DOUBLES

Flight No. 1

Filip Dzanko/David Vieyra (DEP) def. Vim DeAlwis/Zach Katz (PENN) 8-6
Matt Nardella/Nikola Kocovic (PENN) def. Paul John/Jan-Willem Feilzer (DEP) 8-3

Flight No. 2

Jeremy Court/Thomas Spratt (PENN) def. Tim Corwin/Sten Leusink (DEP) 8-4
Zach Lessen/Blaine Willenborg (PENN) def. Adam Reinhart/Kyle Johnson (DEP) vs. 8-5