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Freshman Sundh Advances to Louisville Invitational Final

Kentucky redshirt freshman Marcus Sundh will play for the “B” singles flight title Sunday at the Louisville Fall Invitational after turning in a pair of victories Saturday afternoon at U of L’s Bass-Rudd Tennis Center.

Sundh, a Stockholdm, Sweden native, defeated Ball State’s Jimmy Brannon via walkover before setting aside Ball State’s Mike Heule by a 6-2, 6-0 count. Sundh will battle Illinois’ Andrew Eklov for the flight title on Sunday. UK senior Matt Emery fell short in his bid for a flight title, dropping a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 decision to Louisville’s Nicolas Houard.

Senior Tigran Martirosyan won his quarterfinal match in the ITA All-American Championshiops consolation round before suffering a straight-set defeat in the semifinals. Martirosyan defeated UCLA’s Kris Kwinta, 6-3, 6-1, but was eliminated by Washington’s Alex Slovic by a 7-5, 6-1 count in the semifinal.

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Louisville Fall Invitational “A” Singles Flight Nicolas Houard (UL) def. Matt Emery (UK) – 3-6, 6-2, 6-2

“B” Singles Flight Marcus Sundh (UK) def. Jimmy Brannon (BSU) – walkover Marcus Sundh (UK) def. Mike Heule (BSU) – 6-2, 6-0

ITA All-American Championships – Consolation Round – Chattanooga, Tenn. No. 53 Tigran Martirosyan (UK) def. No. 52 Kris Kwinta (UCLA) – 6-3, 6-1 No. 14 Alex Slovic (UW) def. No. 53 Tigran Martirosyan (UK) – 7-5, 6-1

 

 

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