Bawono Remains Undefeated in Fluitt Classic
Bawono defeated Mullins, 2-6, 6-5, 6-5, in the morning match and had a strong performancein the evening, defeating Bibza, 6-3, 6-1. Junior Johan Grunditz also had an impressive day on thehard courts, notching victories over Fresno State's Nick Fustar and Baylor's Sean O'Connor. Bothmatches were hard fought for Grunditz, as he took down Fustar, 2-6, 6-3, 6-1, and O'Connor, 1-6,6-3, 6-3.
In doubles actions, the Wildcats went 3-for-3 in morning action with FSU, but dropped two ofits three matches to Baylor Saturday evening. The duo of Grunditz and sophomore Elliott Datlowlooked strong, defeating both Andrew Styperek and Anthony Barker of Harvard and Cory Ross andMike Garcia of Baylor, 8-7.
The Cats wrap up their play in the invitational event tomorrow afternoon when they take onSoutheastern Conference foe Tennessee at 1 p.m. at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.Individual flight winners will be announced following the match. Admission is free.
AGATEKentucky vs. Fresno St.SinglesNo. 1 Edo Bawono, UK def. David Mullins, FSU 2-6, 6-5, 6-5 (7-0)No. 2 Sean Cooper, FSU def. Gustav Pousette, UK 4-6, 6-2, 6-2No. 3 Johan Grunditz, UK def. Nick Fustar, FSU 2-6, 6-3, 6-1No. 4 Alex Minichini, FSU def. Reven Stephens, UK 2-6, 6-2, 6-2No. 5 Alex Krohn, FSU def. Justin Kinney, UK 3-6, 6-1, 6-5 (7-3)No. 6 George Turner, Harvard def. Elliot Datlow, UK 6-1, 6-3
DoublesStephens/Bawono, UK def. Mullins/Cooper, FSU 8-6Pousette/Kinney, UK def. Fustar, Minichini, FSU 8-7Grunditz/Datlow, UK def. Andrew Styperek/Anthony Barker, Harvard 8-7
Kentucky vs. BaylorSinglesNo. 1 Gustav Pousette, UK def. Reiner Nevrehr, Baylor 6-3, 6-1No. 2 Edo Bawono, UK def. Csongor Bibza, Baylor 6-3, 6-1No. 3 Johan Grunditz, UK def. Sean O'Connor, Baylor 1-6, 6-3, 6-3No. 4 Mark Williams, Baylor def. Justin Kinney, UK 6-4, 6-4No. 5 Cory Ross, Baylor def. Reven Stephens, UK 6-4, 6-2No. 6 Mike Garcia, Baylor def. Elliott Datlow, UK 6-3, 6-5
DoublesWilliams/Nevrehr, Baylor def. Stevens/Bawono, UK 8-6Bibza/O'Connor, Baylor def. Pousette, Kinney, UK 8-3Grunditz/Datlow, UK def. Ross/Garcia, Baylor 8-7 (9-7)