Hawkeyes Continue Competition At Big Ten Singles

Nov. 10, 2007

ANN ARBOR, MI – The University of Iowa men’s tennis team finished day two at the Big Ten Singles Championship in Ann Arbor, MI. The first and second rounds of the 64-player main draw were completed Saturday. The Hawkeyes claimed six singles matches in the main draw at the Varsity Tennis Center.

Senior Bart van Monsjou led the Hawkeyes on Saturday in the main draw. Seventh-seeded van Monsjou was the only Hawkeye to advance to the round of 16. Van Monsjou overpowered S. Gruter of Indiana 6-1, 6-0 before defeating S. Bruckmann of Michigan to advance past the round of 32. Four Hawkeyes advanced to the round of 32 before being defeated. Freshman Gentry Kaegi advanced by defeating J. Gomez of Northwestern 6-1, 7-5 before falling to B. Kuzmanovic of Purdue. J.P. Ritchie, seeded 11th, defeated J. Fuenmayor of Purdue 6-2, 6-3. Ritchie then fell to P. Aarts of Michigan in the round of 32. Walker Grimes defeated G. Nienburg of Purdue before falling to A. Forger of Michigan State. In addition, Tommy McGeorge defeated Wisconsin’s G. Hodgson to advance before falling to M. Sroczynski of Indiana.

Competition at the Big Ten Singles will continue Sunday with play concluding Monday.

Singles: Gentry Kaegi (Iowa) def. J. Gomez (Northwestern)             6-1, 7-5Walker Grimes (Iowa) def. G. Nienberg (Purdue)              6-4, 7-5J.P. Ritchie (Iowa) def. J. Fuenmayor (Purdue)             6-2, 6-3Bart van Monsjou (Iowa) def. S. Gruter (Indiana)              6-1, 6-0Bart van Monsjou (Iowa) def. S. Bruckmann (Michigan)Tommy McGeorge (Iowa) def. G. Hodgson (Wisconsin)                   7-5, 1-6, 6-0C. Madden (Michigan) def. Reinoud Haal (Iowa)                6-2, 7-6(4)J. Jung (Michigan) def. Patrick Dwyer (Iowa)                    6-4, 6-1M. Sroczynski (Michigan) def. Tommy McGeorge (Iowa)N. Polley (Wisconsin) def. Christian Bierich (Iowa)             6-3, 6-1M. DePietro (Michigan) def. Greg Holm (Iowa)                    2-6, 7-5, 6-3A. Forger (Michigan State) def. Walker Grimes (Iowa)P. Aarts (Michigan) def. J.P. Ritchie (Iowa)B. Kuzmanovic (Purdue) def. Gentry Kaegi (Iowa)="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>

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