Action Continues at ITA Regionals
Oct. 23, 2011
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Five members of the Maryland men's tennis team advanced to the round of 16 in the singles draw at the United States Tennis Association/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (USTA/ITA) Atlantic Regional Championships Saturday. Maryland also placed three doubles teams in the round of 16.
In the singles draw, fourth-seeded senior Maros Horny, juniors Tommy Laine, David Nguyen and Sergio Wyss, and freshman Vlad Stefan will continue play Sunday morning. Horny dispatched of Navy's Calvin Mark 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 and Virginia Tech's Zach Pine in straight sets 6-0, 6-3 to advance.
Nguyen knocked off two seeded players in VCU's Jaime Vazquez and Radford's Stijin Meulemans to reach the round of 16. Nguyen defeated Meulemans, the tournaments seventh seed, in straight sets 6-2, 6-4.
Laine and Wyss have not dropped a set in the four matches played, while Stefan bested George Mason's Jimmy Davis 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 and VCU's Camill Salomon 6-4, 6-3 to improve his fall record to 8-1.
Horny will face Filip Svensson of VCU Sunday morning. Laine will take on fifth-seeded Julen Uriguen of Virginia while Laine matches up with ninth-seeded Francisco Dias of George Washington. Wyss takes on sixth-seeded Justin Shane of Virginia. Stefan gets Old Dominion's Chris Muzalewski.