The Blue Demon play at the Combe Indoor Tennis Center Oct. 15-17
Oct. 14, 2010
Weekly Men's Tennis Notes
Northwestern Invitational Draws
CHICAGO – The DePaul men’s tennis team hits the road and makes the short trip to Evanston for the Northwestern Invitational this weekend. The Blue Demons join student-athletes from Iowa, Marquette, Purdue, Western Michigan, Wisconsin, and host Northwestern for the three-day tournament, Oct. 15-17 at the Combe Indoor Tennis Center.
Sven Kasper, who boasts a 1-1 singles record this season, starts action off on Friday with a 10 a.m. match with Iowa’s Nikita Zotov in the A-Singles flight. Also in the A flight -- Ben Hartman tangles with Petr Satral from Wisconsin at 1 p.m.
George Chanturia and Bartosz Jozwiak will compete in the B-singles flight, but both received a first round bye and do not begin singles action until Saturday. Chanturia will play the winner of Jonas Dierdex (Iowa) and Marquette’s Thibault Troude at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Jozwiak is also scheduled to play at 9:30 a.m. against the winner of Mitch Beckert (Iowa) and Jonathan Schwein from Marquette.
Doubles action also begins on Friday. Jozwiak and Kasper team-up for a match against Iowa’s Jeroen Gartworst and Zotov at 3 p.m., while Hartman and Chanturia play Marquette’s Dan Mamalat and Schwerin at 4 p.m.
Singles flights continue through Sunday, while doubles action will conclude on Saturday.
The Blue Demons enter the weekend with an impressive 9-6 singles record while the men’s teams has combined for a 9-2 record in doubles action.