Sept. 21, 2013
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The University of Iowa men’s tennis team continued its fall season Saturday with competition at the Purdue Fall Invitational.
After winning his first singles match as a Hawkeye yesterday, freshman Nils Hallestrand advanced to the Flight C quarterfinals with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 win over Pat O’Neill of IUPUI before falling in three sets (6-4, 1-6, 6-3) to Adam Reinhart of DePaul.
The doubles tandem of Michael Swank and Joey White won both matches today in the Flight A consolation bracket advancing to the semifinals of the consolation bracket. The Hawkeye senior duo will face Bishop/Moe of Xavier at 8 a.m. (CT) tomorrow. Also competing in the Flight A consolation bracket today were Juan Estenssoro and Dominic Patrick, who won their second round match against a duo from the University of Chicago, 8-5, before falling in the quarterfinals.
The doubles team of Chase Tomlins and Hallestrand got off to fast starts this morning winning their first two matches in the Flight B main draw, winning 9-8 (7-4) and 8-4. Tomlins and Hallestrand then dropped their quarterfinal match to a duo from UW-Green Bay, 8-4.
Patrick won his first singles match today in the consolation bracket, 6-3, 6-1, over Eric Klawitter of Case Western.
Competition concludes tomorrow on the campus of Purdue.
PURDUE FALL INVITATIONAL – Saturday’s results
Flight A Singles Consolation
Lauri Makikalli (Wright St) def. Juan Estenssoro (UI): 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10-1)
Sven Kranz (Chicago) def. Matt Hagan (UI): 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10-6)
Flight B Singles Main Draw
Mateus Silva (Purdue) def. Brian Alden (UI): 6-4, 6-4
Flight C Singles Main Draw
Gerard Guell (IPFW) def. Chase Tomlins (UI): 6-0, 6-4
Nils Hallestrand (UI) def. Pat O’Neill (IUPUI): 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
Adam Reinhart (DePaul) def. Nils Hallestrand (UI): 6-4, 1-6, 6-3
Flight D Singles Main Draw
Alex Woldmoe (Butler) def. Michael Swank (UI): 6-2, 6-3
Flight A Doubles Main Draw
Hagan/Alden (UI) def. Woldmoe/Woldmoe (Butler): 9-7
Simich/Elizondo (Louisville) def. Hagan/Alden (UI): 8-6
Dzanko/Vieyra (DePaul) def. J Estenssoro/Patrick (UI): 8-3
Singnil/Wong (Toledo) def. Swank/White (UI): 8-6
Flight A Doubles Consolation
Swank/White (UI) def. Holcomb/Manjunath (Vincennes): 8-4
Swank/White (UI) def. Woods/Welden (Butler): 8-4
J Estenssoro/Patrick (UI) def. Sabada/Karandikar (Chicago): 8-5
Silva/Medinillia (Purdue) def. J Estenssoro/Patrick: 8-3
Flight B Doubles Main Draw
Tomlins/Hallestrand (UI) def. Oakes/Waak (Valparasio): 9-8 (7-4)
Tomlins/Hallestrand (UI) def. Laboy/Frazier (IUPUI): 8-4
Gomez-Islinger/Isaaks (UWGB) def. Tomlins/Hallestrand (UI): 8-4