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Lomacki Advances to the Quarterfinals

Lomacki Advances to the Quarterfinals

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The University of Miami men’s tennis team returned to the courts Saturday at the 2016 ITA Southeast Regional Championships Presented by Oracle held at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center.

No. 31 Piotr Lomacki began the morning facing South Florida’s Alberto Barroso-Campos in the Round of 32. The native of Poland, seeded third, earned a straight-set victory, 6-3, 6-1.

Later in the day, Lomacki returned to the court to take on North Florida’s Jeffa Kecic in the Round of 16. The junior came back from a first-set defeat to take the match and advance to the quarterfinals, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.

In the quarterfinals Lomacki will take on Florida State’s Guy Iradukunda, Sunday at 10 a.m.

Also competing in the singles main draw, junior Christian Langmo opened his morning against Florida’s McCain Kessler in the Round of 32. The Boca Raton native came up short in the first set, 7-6(5), before falling in the second set, 6-2.

Seeded third overall in the doubles main draw, the duo of Lomacki and Max Andrews matched up against Jan Zielinski and Walker Duncan of Georgia in the Round of 16. The duo walked away victorious in a tiebreaker, 8-7 (4) to advance to Sunday’s quarterfinal. Lomacki and Andrews will face Florida’s Johannes Ingildsen and Alfredo Perez.

The winners of the singles and doubles draws will qualify for the 2016 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, considered the second leg of the collegiate Grand Slam, held Nov. 3-6 in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

The singles main draw will continue Saturday at 8:30 a.m. with the doubles draw following, to begin around 3:00 p.m. Play will continue until the finals on Monday Oct. 24 starting at 9:00 a.m.

Check in on hurricanesports.com for doubles draws and updated singles draws as the tournament progresses.

To keep up with the men’s tennis team, follow the squad on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @CanesMensTennis.

THURSDAY RESULTS
Singles Qualifiers
Niclas Genovese (Miami) def. George Nickerson (FAU), 6-3, 6-3
Niclas Genovese (Miami) def. Angus Bradshaw (Stetson), 2-6, 7-5, 7-6
Dane Dunlap (Miami) def. Dominic Lea (North Florida), 6-4, 6-1
Dane Dunlap (Miami) def. Arthur Stefani (Florida Atlantic), 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
Kevin Bondar (Miami) def. Jake Bouchillon (Kansas State), 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
Ekijah Melendez (Georgia Tech) def. Kevin Bondar (Miami), 6-3, 6-3
Sahil Deshmukh (North Florida) def. Jesse Flores (Miami), 6-3, 6-3
Cole Fiegel (Georgia Tech) def. Nile Clark (Miami), 6-0, 6-3

FRIDAY RESULTS
Singles Qualifiers
Eddie Landin (Georgia Southern) def. Niclas Genovese (Miami), 6-1, 6-3
Joshua Wardell (Florida) def. Dane Dunlap (Miami), 6-1, 6-2

Singles Main Draw
(Round of 64)
[9-16 seed] Peter Bertran def. Max Andrews (Miami), 6-2, 6-1
No. 31 [3-seed] Piotr Lomacki def. Eddie Landin (Georgia Southern), 7-5, 6-3
No. 58 [4-seed] Christian Langmo def. Cole Fiegel (Georgia Tech), 6-1, 6-3

Doubles
(Round of 64)
Langmo/Dunlap (Miami) def. Fiegel/Gresk (Georgia Tech), 8-3
Clark/Flores (Miami) def. Okungbowa/Skoromnyy (Florida A&M), 8-5
Belga/Wardell (Florida) def. Genovese/Bondar, 8-2

(Round of 32)
Lomacki/Andrews (Miami) def. Koeke/Hussey (Georgia State), 8-3
No. 56 [4-seed] Dougaz/Iradukunda (Florida State) def. Langmo/Dunlap (Miami), 8-5
Melendez/Benito (Georgia Tech) def. Clark/Flores (Miami), 8-3

SATURDAY RESULTS
Singles Main Draw
(Round of 32)
No. 31 [3-seed] Piotr Lomacki def. Alberto Barroso-Campos (South Florida), 6-3, 6-1
McCain Kessler (Florida) def. No. 58 [4-seed] Christian Langmo, 7-6(5), 6-2
 
(Round of 16)
No. 31 [3-seed] Piotr Lomacki def. Jeffa Kecic (North Florida), 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
 
Doubles
(Round of 16)
[3-seed] Lomacki/Andrews (Miami) def. Zielinski/Duncan (Georgia), 8-7(4)

SUNDAY’S SCHEDULE
Singles Main Draw
(Quarterfinals)
10 a.m. – No. 31 [3-seed] Piotr Lomacki vs. Guy Iradukunda (Florida State)

Doubles
(Quarterfinals)
[3-seed] Lomacki/Andrews (Miami) vs. [6-seed] Ingledsin/Perez (Florida)