Nov. 11, 2011
The Minnesota men’s tennis team concludes fall tournament play this weekend at the Lakewood Ranch Clay Court Intercollegiate Classic in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
Dehn needed three sets to advance to the second round as he opened with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-3 victory against Florida’s Andrew Butz. Dehn advanced to the quarterfinals after No. 3 seed Chris Thiemann of Mississippi had to retire. Dehn and Thiemann split the first two sets. Dehn will face Gicomo Miccini of Arizona in the quarterfinals.
Froment dropped Alabama’s Rens van der Vis 6-0, 6-0 in the first round, but could not get by No. 7 seed Mousheg Hovhannisyan of Pepperdine in the second round as he fells 6-2, 6-2.
Ardnt beat Danny Moss of Pepperdine 6-2, 6-3 to open the tournament before falling 6-3, 6-3 to Duke’s Fred Saba, who is seeded fifth.
Ruddock lost 6-4, 6-2 to No. 8 seed Daniil Proskura of Alabama in the first round.
Dehn and Froment, who are seeded third in doubles, advanced to the second round after their opponents from Duke were forced to withdraw. Dehn teamed with Rok Bonin last year to win the doubles championship at the Lakewood Ranch Clay Court Intercollegiate Classic.
Ruddock and Arndt lost in the first round to a duo from Florida.
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.