Men's Tennis Wraps up Fall Season at 49ers Fall Invitational in Charlotte
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s tennis closes out its fall season this weekend, with eight participants competing in the 49ers Fall Invitational hosted by Charlotte. The first round of the tournament will start on Friday, and will have matches running throughout the weekend.
The competition will start with doubles action in the morning, before transitioning to the singles brackets in the afternoon.
Two UNCG doubles teams will start their tournament action at 9:00 Friday morning. Connor Thompson (Atlanta, Ga./Holy Innocents) and Marcus Vidgren (Stockholm, Sweden/Stockholm Idrotts Gymnasium) are set for a match with Haris Poric and Julian Chousa of Wofford.
Jack Burkill (London, Great Britain/Millfield School) and Will Albright (Greensboro, N.C./Grimsley) will also start at 9:00 a.m. in a match with Diego Quiroz and Gabriel Dias of Winthrop.
Daniel Hammarstedt (Stockholm, Sweden/Ava Gymnasium) and Ian Melnik (Lawrenceville, Ga./Collins Hill) will partner up for this weekend’s tournament and will start their action against Ruy Teixeria and Aditya Gokhale of Winthrop at 9:30 a.m.
The final doubles team for UNCG will consist of Warren Bryan (Greensboro, N.C./Longwood) and Logan Walker (Stuart, Fla./Morningside Academy). That pair received a first-round bye in their bracket and will face the winner of a match between Bluefield and Wofford.
The singles action will begin Friday afternoon with two Spartans starting at 12:30. Albright will start against Alex Fennel of South Carolina. Thompson will be playing David Hager of Davidson at the 12:30 time slot.
Burkill is the next Spartan to take the court. Burkill will face off with Jensen Martin of Charlotte at 1:30 p.m.
Melnik and Hammarstedt will be competing at 2:30. Melnik will take on Lucas Cerbelli of Wofford, with Hammarstedt competing against Troy’s Mustapha Belcora.
Bryan is pitted against JB Gough of Davidson at 3:00.
Walker and Vidgren will wrap up the first day’s action at 4:00. Walker will take on Jack Thomas of Wofford, with Vidgren taking on South Carolina’s Wood Benton.
The tournament is hosted by UNC Charlotte and is the final Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) competition of the fall season for UNCG.
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