Men's Tennis Snags Four Singles Wins at Gopher Invitational
Nov. 2, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The DePaul men's tennis team commenced play at the Gopher Invitational, picking up four singles and doubles wins on Friday at Baseline Tennis Center.
In the Blue Demons' early pairing, junior Filip Dzanko took his match over Dartmouth's Xander Centenari in a hard fought three-setter, 3-6, 6-3, 10-1.
Freshman Sten Leusink and sophomore Adam Reinhart also had wins over Big Green opponents. Leusink dispatched Dartmouth's Chris Kaparas, 6-3, 6-2, while Reinhart picked up a straight set win, 6-4, 6-1, against Brendan Tannenbaum.
Reinhart was the day's only two-match winner for DePaul, picking up another victory over Nebraska's Sebastian Florczyk, 6-0, 6-3, in the Blue Demons' second session.
In doubles play, DePaul swept Dartmouth 3-0 before dropping 2-of-3 to the Cornhuskers.
Mathias Hambach and Dzanko teamed up for an 8-3 win over Centenari and Tannenbaum in the Blue Demons' most decisive doubles win. Leusink and fellow freshman Jan-Willem Feilzer were 8-5 winners over Erik Nordahl and Cameron Ghorbani. Wrapping up competition against Dartmouth, Reinhart and freshman partner Kyle Johnson escaped with a 9-7 decision over Chris Kipouras and Justin Chan.
Against Nebraska, Hambach and Dzanko went to 2-0 on the day with an 8-6 win over Stenger and Zitsch.
The Blue Demons will be back on the courts tomorrow taking on opponents from Drake, Denver and Minnesota with the first singles competition kicking off at noon. Stay tuned to DePaulBlueDemons.com for complete results after the completion of play.
Filip Dzanko (DePaul) def. Xander Centenari (Dartmouth), 3-6, 6-3, 10-1
Sten Leusink (DePaul) def. Chris Kaparas (Dartmouth), 6-3, 6-2
Erik Nordahl (Dartmouth) def. Kyle Johnson (DePaul), 7-6, 4-6. 7-10
Justin Chan (Dartmouth) def. Jan-Willem Feilzer (DePaul), 6-4, 6-1
Adam Reinhart (DePaul) def. Brendan Tannenbaum (Dartmouth), 6-4, 6-1
Dusty Boyer (Nebraska) def. Filip Dzanko (DePaul), 3-6, 7-6, 10-4
Hambach/Dzanko (DePaul) def. Stenger/Zitsch (Nebraska), 8-6