Oct. 31, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas - Senior Attila Bucko's run at the 2009 Texas Invitational came to an end Saturday afternoon when the lefty dropped his semifinal match against Texas' Dimitar Kutrovsky.
Bucko, the tournament's No. 4 seed, got behind Kutrovsky, the tournament's No. 1 seed, early and never recovered losing in straight sets 6-1, 6-4. Bucko is the 85th ranked player and Kutrovsky is the No. 6 player in the ITA preseason rankings.
To get to the semifinals Bucko took care of Daniel Whitehead of Texas 6-1, 6-2 in quarterfinal action Saturday morning.
The 1-1 day gives Bucko a fall record of 8-6.
Tournament draws and results can be viewed here for this weekend's matches.
Baylor's final fall tennis action will take place next week as junior Jordan Rux takes part in the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships in West Haven, Conn, Nov.5-8.
(4) Attila Bucko (BU) def. Daniel Whitehead (UT) 6-1, 6-2
(1) Dimitar Kutrovsky (UT) def. (4) Attila Bucko (BU) 6-1, 6-4