UNCG opens play at UNCW Fall Invitational
GREENSBORO, NC – Andrey Bubnov defeated Aleksey Kochetov in a three-set thriller to highlight UNC Greensboro's opening day of action at the UNCW Fall Invitational on Friday.
Bubnov defeated Kochetov, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in the opening round of Flight A-2 competition and the tournament. He also teamed up with Yaroslav Litus for two doubles win.
William John and Jacob Wright were also victorious twice in doubles action in Flight B to gain a bid in the other semifinal of that bracket. Litus and Arsel Kumdereli were also victorious in singles Flight B-1 action.
Play continues on Saturday morning weather permitting.
Flight A-1: Deridder (South Florida) def. Seyrek 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
Flight A-2: Bubnov def. Kochetov (East Carolina) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3;
Flight B-1: Kumdereli def. Donald (Wofford) 6-1, 6-2; Litus def. Antun (Belmont) 6-1, 6-1
Flight B-2: Bartholomy (Wofford) def. John 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
Flight C: Daly (East Carolina) def. Clark 6-1, 6-1; Wright def. Wagner (Boston College) 6-1, 6-1; Befus def. Propert (Lees-McRae) 6-0, 6-2.
Flight A: Seyrek/Kumdereli def. Ziamtsov/Sharma (UNCW) 9-8 (7-5)
Flight B: John/Wright def. Skalmerud/Masciorini (East Carolina) 8-2; Bubnov/Litus def. Edgar/Misanovic (score not available); Bubnov/Litus def. Davidson/Skinner (Boston College) 8-1; John/Wright def. Nikolov/Wetherell (UNC Wilmington) 8-5
Flight C: Befus/Clark def. Sedov/Appelt (UNC Asheville) 8-5
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