Canes Open Competition at ITA Southeast Regional
ATLANTA – The University of Miami men’s tennis team opened competition at the 2017 Oracle/ITA National Fall Championships on Friday at the Byers Tennis Complex on the campus of Georgia Tech University.
Senior Niclas Genovese highlighted competition for the Hurricanes in the Singles Qualifier Draw, as he defeated Georgia State’s Kevin Huynh in straight sets 6-3, 6-0. With the win, Genovese captured his fourth win this fall.
Genovese fell to 4-3 on the year in the following round after he dropped a hard-fought three-set decision (5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-3) to Stetson’s Angus Bradshaw.
The Hurricanes are one of 16 schools that are competing in the singles and doubles tournament.
Doubles competition will begin tomorrow afternoon at 1 p.m. Miami will feature four doubles teams.
Champions from the doubles main draw brackets from each of the 12 ITA Regional Championships will receive an automatic entry into the national event.
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Friday, Oct. 13 l 9:00 AM
Oliver Landert (FGCU) def. Nile Clark (UM) – 6-3, 6-2
Niclas Genovese (UM) def. Kevin Huynh (GaSt) – 6-3, 6-0
Angus Bradshaw (SU) def. Niclas Genovese (UM) – 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-3
Brandon Freestone (GT) def. Pablo Aycart (UM) – 6-2, 6-3
William Shkrob (SU) def. Tatsuki Shimamoto (UM) – 7-6, (5), 6-4
Nils Heimer (SUF) def. Jake Kuhlman (UM) – 6-0, 6-1
Saturday, Oct. 14 l 8:30 AM
Round of 16 Qualifying Singles, Round of 64 Main Draw Singles, Round of 64 and 32 for Doubles Main Draw
Sunday, Oct. 15 l 8:30 AM
Round of 32 and 16 for Singles, Round of 16 for Doubles
Monday, Oct. 16 l 9:00 AM
Singles Quarterfinals and Semifinals, Doubles Quarterfinals
Tuesday, Oct. 17 l 9:00 AM
Singles Finals, Doubles Semifinals and Finals