UNCG nabs pair of doubles wins at USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional
DURHAM, N.C. – UNCG's men's tennis team picked up a pair of doubles wins Thursday at the USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional Championships at Duke's Sheffield Tennis Center.
Will Kent and Jimmy Roueche earned an 8-2 win over North Carolina Central's Fabrice George and Jamal Hoyte in the round of 56 at the tournament. The duo then fell to Duke's Henrique Cunha and Chris Mengel, 8-1, on the Blue Devils' home courts.
UNCG's Randy Phillips and Chanon Varapongsittikul also grabbed a win Thursday, dropping Campbell's August Iwdal and Ondrej Kralik, 8-3. Wake Forest's Danny Kreyman and Adam Lee knocked out the Spartan tandem in the next round, 8-4.
Singles play at the regional begins Friday at 8 a.m. at North Carolina's Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center in Chapel Hill and the Sheffield Tennis Center in Durham.
USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional Championships (Durham, N.C., Oct. 13, 2011)
Round of 56
Will Kent/Jimmy Roueche (UNCG) def. Fabrice George/Jamal Hoyte (North Carolina Central), 8-2
Ahmet Sarioglu/Orcun Seyrek (UNCG) receive first-round bye
Randy Phillips/Chanon Varapongsittikul (UNCG) def. August Iwdal/Ondrej Kralik (Campbell), 8-3
Round of 32
Henrique Cunha/Chris Mengel (Duke) def. Will Kent/Jimmy Roueche (UNCG), 8-1
Alex Christ/Joel Cook (Furman) def. Ahmet Sarioglu/Orcun Seyrek (UNCG), 8-5
Danny Kreyman/Adam Lee (Wake Forest) def. Randy Phillips/Chanon Varapongsittikul (UNCG), 8-4
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