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.
Gophers to Finish Homestand at Baseline
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Gophers Win Second Straight Big Ten Match
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Gophers Take Down Nebraska for First Conference Win
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