Kumdereli victorious on opening day of ITA Carolinas Regional
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Arsel Kumdereli advanced to
the second round of play to highlight UNC Greensboro's opening day
of play at the ITA Carolinas Regional on Friday, being co-hosted by
North Carolina and Duke.
Kumdereli topped Winthrop's Nadav Ruppin in straight sets, 6-4 and 6-4. He will face 17th-seeded Evgeny Slesarev of Gardner-Webb on Saturday afternoon in Chapel Hill.
Four other Spartans lost in the opening round of singles play on Friday. Eighth-seeded Orcun Seyrek will begin play on Saturday after an opening round bye.
Sawyer Duncan (Furman) def. Timion Meijs 6-3, 6-4
Arsel Kumdereli def. Nadav Ruppin (Winthrop) 6-4, 6-4
Sergey Belov (Winthrop) def. William John 6-1, 6-3
Alex Raifee (North Carolina) def. Jacon Wright 6-2, 7-5
Jason Morgenstern (Wake Forest) def. Yaroslav Litus 6-1, 6-0
Renzo Airaldi/Javier Tori (USC Upstate) def. William John/Timion Meijs 8-4
Alain Humblet/Phillip Kloc (Appalachian State) def. (13) Arsel Kumdereli/Orcun Seyrek 8-6
Alberto Rojas/Eric Turner (Elon) def. Yaroslav Litus/Jacob Wright 8-6
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