Men's Tennis: Lukacs Ousted At Futures

Oct. 22, 2009

MANSFIELD, Texas - Baylor senior All-America Denes Lukacs was victorious in his opening round match in the main draw of the Futures of Mansfield, this week's USTA Futures Pro Circuit event, but then fell in his second match of the day at the Walnut Creek Country Club.

After rain moved Lukacs' first round match from Wednesday to Thursday, the veteran from Eger, Hungary took down 17-year-old Sekou Bangoura in straight sets 6-4, 6-3. The win advanced Lukacs on to the round of 16.

In the round of 16, Baylor's only main draw participant fell to the draw's six seed, Matej Bocko of Slovakia, in straight sets 6-3, 6-1. Bocko is currently ranked No. 462 on the ATP tour.

The results moved Lukacs to 2-7 this year in Pro Circuit and Challenger events and improved his career record to 11-21.

Complete tournament draws and results can be viewed here for this week's matches.

Thursday Results
Round of 32
Denes Lukacs (BU) def. Sekou Bangoura (USA) 6-4, 6-3

Round of 16
(6) Matej Bocko (SVK) def. Denes Lukacs (BU) 6-3, 6-1



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