LINCOLN, Neb. – The doubles team of Oliver Okonkwo and Joe Tyler won two matches on Friday to advance to the semifinals at the Big Ten Indoor Singles and Doubles Championships held at the Dillon Tennis Center.
In the Round of 16, the duo defeated Gates/Matsuno from Michigan in shutout fashion, 8-0. In the quarterfinals, the tandem eliminated Wisconsin’s Huber/Parts, 8-7(5). Okonkwo/Tyler will compete in the semifinals tomorrow morning.
In singles action, Morgan Lohan, Okonkwo, and Tyler all dropped their respective matches.
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BIG TEN INDOOR SINGLES & DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS
Dillon Tennis Center | University of Nebraska | Lincoln, Neb.
Round of 16 Doubles
Okonkwo/Tyler (UI) def. Gates/Matsuno (MSU): 8-0
Okonkwo/Tyler (UI) def. Huber/Parts (UW): 8-7(5)
Round of 32 Singles
Dominik Stary (NU) def. Joe Tyler (UI): 6-3, 6-0
Robin Parts (UW) def. Oliver Okonkwo (UI): 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
James Trotter (OSU) def. Morgan Lohan (UI): 6-0, 6-1