Miami Advances at ITA Southeast Regional
ATLANTA – Freshman Bojan Jankulovski highlighted Day 2 competition on Saturday for the University of Miami men’s tennis team at the 2017 Oracle/ITA National Fall Championships, as he posted wins in both singles and doubles brackets.
Jankulovski’s singles win came over Florida’s Stephen Madonia. The Macedonia native defeated Madonia in three sets, winning 6-4, 5-7 and 6-1. With the win, Jankulovski evened his record to 3-3 during his rookie campaign with the Hurricanes. He will faceoff against Florida State’s Lucas Poullain.
In the doubles main draw, Jankulovski and fellow freshman teammate Adria Soriano Barrera picked up an exciting second round victory, defeating FGCU’s tandem of Escobar and Ruiz by a count of 8-7 (8).
Tomorrow afternoon, Jankulovski and Soriano Barrera will take on Georgia’s duo of Emil Reinberg and Alex Phillips
Miami’s doubles teams of Christian Langmo and Dane Dunlap and Tatsuki Shimamoto and Nile Clark also picked up victories in the doubles main draw, but both were defeated in the following round.
The Hurricanes are one of 16 schools that are competing in the singles and doubles tournament. The event is being held at Byers Tennis Complex on the campus of Georgia Tech University.
Champions from the doubles main draw brackets from each of the 12 ITA Regional Championships will receive an automatic entry into the national event.
Competition resumes Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m.
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Doubles Main Draw
Adria Soriano Barrera/Bojan Jankulovski (Miami) def. Felipe Escobar/Mateo Ruiz (FGCU), 8-7 (8)
Christian Langmo/Dane Dunlap (Miami) def. Amari/McCullough (GSU), 8-5
Andy Andrade/McClain Kessler (UF) def. Christian Langmo/Dane Dunlap (Miami), 8-7
Tatsuki Shimamoto/Nile Clark (Miami) def. Harrison Wood/Corey Smith (KSU), 8-4
Emil Reinberg/Alex Phillips (UGA) def. Tatsuki Shimamoto/Nile Clark (Miami)
Linus Bergevi/Colter Decoste (Stetson) def. Pablo Aycart Joya/Jake Kuhlman (Miami), 8-7 (4)
Singles Main Draw
Bojan Jankulovski (Miami) def. Stephen Madonia (Florida), 6-4, 5-7, 6-1
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