Nov. 3, 2012
The Minnesota men’s tennis team continued its successful weekend on the third day of the Gopher Invitational. In total, the Gophers pulled out an undefeated run on the day, going 3-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles competition at the Baseline Tennis Center.
The Maroon and Gold continued its sweep in the doubles competition with two wins over DePaul teams. Rok Bonin and Mathieu Froment pushed through a tiebreaker to notch the victory over Mathias Hambach and Filip Dzanko (9-8 (4)), while Eric Frueh and Juan Pablo Ramirez defeated Adam Reinhart and Kyle Johnson, 8-2.
Froment and Frueh competed in singles along with Ruben Weber, each tallying a win to add to their totals for the tournament. Froment easily handled DePaul’s Sten Leusink to a score of 6-2, 6-3. Facing a battle against Jan-Willem Feilzer (DePaul), Frueh kept the match close, winning 7-5, 7-6 (4). Weber wrapped up the day in an extended game against Hambach defeating the Blue Demon in three (6-7, 6-4, 10-5).
Teams will close out the Gopher Invitational tomorrow. Singles begin the day’s schedule at 8:30 a.m. with a second session beginning at 11:30 a.m. Doubles will take place at 10:30 a.m.
Weber Finishes Second at Lakewood
Ruben Weber finished second at Lakewood while Matic Spec and Felix Corwin picked up a consolation win in doubles at the NIIC.
Gophers Closing Out Fall Season
Felix Corwin and Matic Spec are heading to the NIIC to compete in doubles while four other Gophers wrap up their season at Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
Alpeza Has Strong Tournament
Marino Alpeza won a doubles match and picked up two singles wins at the Big Ten Indoor Championships this weekend.