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Hannestad, Martin Close Out M15 Naples Event

Hannestad, Martin Close Out M15 Naples Event

NAPLES, Fla. – University of Miami men’s tennis players Benjamin Hannestad and Dan Martin represented The U at the M15 Naples ITF event over the last few days.

Hannestad advanced to the second round of the singles main draw before falling in a tough three-set match to Ricardo Rodriguez of Venezuela, 7-6 (3), 6-4, 6-1.

Martin started his tournament with a pair of wins in the singles qualifying draw to earn a spot in the main draw. In the first round of the main draw, Martin went head-to-head with Antoine Cornut Chauvinc of France, but ultimately came up short, 6-0, 7-6 (3).

In doubles action, Hannestad played alongside Duarte Vale of Puerto Rico, earning a first round victory, 6-4, 3-6, 10-4 in the doubles main draw. The pair exited the tournament in the quarterfinals with a 4-6, 6-2, 10-5 loss to the duo from Switzerland.

The Canes return to action on Oct. 21 when they head to Gainesville, Fla., for the ITA Regional Championships.

Singles

Dan Martin (CAN) def. Kyle Overmyer (USA), 6-0, 6-0

Dan Martin (CAN) def. Alessandro Giuliato, 7-6 (7), 6-3

Antoine Cornut Chavinc (FRA) def. Dan Martin (CAN), 6-0, 7-6 (3)

Benjamin Hannestad (DEN) def. Francisco Vittar (ARG), 6-3, 6-3

Ricardo Rodriguez (VEN) def. Benjamin Hannestad (DEN), 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-1

Doubles

Hannestad/Vale def. Mesquida Berg/Scaglia, 6-4, 3-6, 10-4

Martinez/Wenger def. Hannestad/Vale, 4-6, 6-2, 10-5