Nov. 9, 2012
Today in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., Leandro Toledo of Minnesota, faced a challenge his second day at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship. Despite leading the first match 6-2, Toledo fell to the tournament's No. 5 seed, Marcus Giron of UCLA.
In a heartbreaking loss, Toledo fell to Giron 2-6, 7-5, 6-3. After winning the first set, Toledo held the 5-4 lead in the second set. Giron pressured Toledo with big plays to comeback for the win. He would use his momentum in the third set to capture the match.
The loss ends Toledo's run at the National Indoors. It was a challenging game for him, coming out of yesterday's win.
Gophers Start Season 2-0
The University of Minnesota started off their spring season by going 2-0 Friday after defeating South Dakota State 7-0 and Marquette 7-0 at Baseline Tennis Center.
Gophers Begin Spring Season at Baseline
The University of Minnesota men’s tennis team will begin their spring season Friday as they host South Dakota State at 11 a.m. and Marquette at 5 p.m. at Baseline Tennis Center.
Gophers Ranked In Singles and Doubles
Felix Corwin and Matic Spec have been ranked No. 48 in the Oracle/ITA Division I Men's National Doubles Rankings while Spec is ranked No. 42 in the singles rankings.