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Bendeck, Petersen Head to Birmingham Futures
Oct. 26, 2017

WACO, Texas – Baylor men’s tennis players Jimmy Bendeck and Bjoern Petersen will compete in the Birmingham Futures singles tournament, running Friday, Oct. 27 through Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Highland Park Tennis Center in Birmingham, Ala.

68th-ranked Bendeck is coming off a semifinal appearance at last weekend’s ITA Regional Championships in College Station and enters the weekend with a 6-4 record against collegiate opponents. He won four straight matches in College Station.

Petersen will compete in singles for the first time this season after recovering from an injury dating back to last season. He teamed up with teammate Constantin Frantzen in doubles play at the ITA Regionals, advancing to the quarterfinals and finishing with a 2-1 record.

This tournament will not count towards the players’ fall records since they are competing for their respective countries: Bendeck (Honduras) and Petersen (Germany).

Keep up with the Baylor men’s tennis team all season long by following the Bears on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @BaylorMTennis.



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