Men's Tennis Finds Success in Second Day of ITA Regional

Oct. 26, 2008

WACO, Texas- Baylor men's tennis advanced two players in the 2008 Wilson/ITA South Central Region Championships Sunday at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas. Jordan Rux moves on to the quarterfinals while Jurica Grubisic will compete in the consolation semifinals.

In singles action, the Bears had three of their four players advance out of the round of 32. Ninth-seeded Rux defeated Texas A&M's Chris Chirico 6-3, 7-5. Attila Bucko, also a nine seed, beat Artem Baradach of SMU 6-2, 6-3. Dominik Mueller, seeded sixth, triumphed over Christian Saravia of Rice 6-3, 6-2. Ninth-seed Raony Carvalho knocked of Texas Tech knock out Marc Bruche 6-2, 6-3. In the third round of the consolation draw Grubisic downed Rice's Andy Wang 6-1, 6-1, as Christian Rojmar of Texas Tech beat Julian Bley 6-2, 4-6, 1-0.

In the round of 16, Rux upset fourth-seeded Ed Corrie of Texas in three sets 6-2, 5-7, 6-2. Third-seeded Conor Pollock of Texas A&M downed Bucko 6-4, 6-4, while ninth-seeded Austin Krajicek of Texas A&M defeated Mueller in a three-set match 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-4. In the consolation quarterfinals, Grubisic beat Diego Snyder of Lamar 6-3, 6-0.

In doubles play, all three of Baylor's tandems were knocked out in the round of 16. Texas A&M's Krajicek and Pollock, seeded first, downed Bucko and Grubisic 8-3. Fourth-seeded pair Corrie and Jon Wiegand of Texas beat Bley and Rux 8-5. Fifth-seeded tandem Emmanuel Brighiu and Adrian Simon of TCU defeated Bruche and Mueller 8-1.



Baylor resumes play Monday, October 27 at 8 a.m.

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Round of 32
(9) Jordan Rux (BU) def. Chris Chirico (TAMU) 6-3, 7-5
(6) Dominik Mueller (BU) def. Christian Saravia (Rice) 6-3, 6-2
(9) Raony Carvalho (TTU) def. Marc Bruche (BU) 6-2, 7-5
(9) Attila Bucko (BU) def. Artem Baradach (SMU) 6-2, 6-3

Round of 16
(3) Conor Pollock (Texas A&M) def. (9) Attila Bucko (BU) 6-4, 6-4
(9) Austin Krajicek (TAMU) def. (6) Dominik Mueller (BU) 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-4
(9) Jordan Rux (BU) def. (4) Ed Corrie (UT) 6-2, 5-7, 6-2

Consolation Third Round
Christian Rojmar (Texas Tech) def. Julian Bley (BU) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0
Jurica Grubisic (BU) def. Andy Wang (Rice) 6-1, 6-1

Consolation Quarterfinals
Jurica Grubisic (BU) def. Diego Snyder (Lamar) 6-3, 6-0

Round of 16
(1)Krajicek/Pollock (TAMU) def. Bucko/Grubisic (BU) 8-3
(4) Corrie/Wiegand (UT) def. Bley/Rux (BU) 8-5
(5) Brighiu/Simon (TCU) def. Bruche/Mueller (BU) 8-1

9:30 a.m.
(9) Jordan Rux (BU) vs. (9) Raony Carvalho (TTU)

Consolation Semifinals
8 a.m.
Jurica Grubisic (BU) vs. Sam Garfoth-Bles (Rice)

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