Louisville Invitational Results

Sept. 20, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky men's tennis team will continue its 2012 fall schedule starting on Friday afternoon as the Wildcats will be competing in the Louisville Classic in Louisville, Ky. The event begins Friday morning, with the tournament ending on Sunday afternoon. 

UK is coming off a successful weekend of split-squad action as the Cats competed in the Duke Fab Four Invite, as well as the Illinois Olympia Fields Classis in Chicago, Ill. The Wildcats' Tom Jomby made it to the finals at Olympia Fields in one of the best tournaments of the junior's career. In addition, senior Anthony Rossi advanced to the semifinals at the Fab Four invite, capturing yet another impressive performance in a talented field of players.

Brett Johnson, Beck Pennington, Maks Gold and will be making the trip up I-65, as all of them will compete in the singles competition. Gold and Binder will form one of the two doubles duos for the Cats, as Pennington and Johnson will tag team to form the second duo.

The event will be held at the Budd-Rass Tennis Center in Louisville, Ky.


UK Results - Day 1


Round 1-

Brett Johnson (UK) def. Dawoud Kabli (YSU) - 6-1, 6-2

Maks Gold (UK) def. Ji Hoon Heo (MSU) - 6-1, 6-2

Sean Bailey (Austin Peay) def. Beck Pennington (UK) - 2-6, 6-3, 6-3

Santiago Munoz (ARK) def. Michael Binder (UK) - 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-4 

Round 2-

Brett Johnson (UK) def. Juan de la Llera (EKU) - 6-3, 6-2

Maks Gold (UK) def. Mike Nott (ARK) - 6-3, 6-4

Singles Consolation Round:

Beck Pennington (UK) def. Vlad Catlan (Bluefield St.) - Score not reported

Michael Binder (UK) def. Landis White (Campbellsville) - Score not reported 


Sinha/Kapur (Bluefield St.) def. Gold/Binder (UK) 9-8 (7-3)

Pennington/Johnson (UK) def. Kabli/Hagn (YSU) 8-6

Day 2 Results -


Chris Simich (UL) def. Brett Johnson (UK) - 4-0, (ret)

Alex Gornet (UL) def. Maks Gold (UK) - 6-2, 6-2

Beck Pennington (UK) def. Vlad Catlan (BS) – 6-2, 6-1

Beck Pennington (UK) def. Colton Buffington (UL) – 7-6 (7), 6-4

Michael Binder (UK) def. Landis White (CA) – 6-1, 6-0

Vasily Eremeev (TT) def. Michael Binder (TTU) - 7-6(4), 6-1


Pennington/Johnson (UK) def. de la Llera/Dombrowski (EKU) – 8-5

Gold/Binder (UK) def. Jeffers/N. Mitric (MS) – 8-0

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