KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The University of Chicago men's tennis team completed day two of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Central Region Championships on Saturday.
In singles play, Xu also made the quarterfinals of the bracket. He opened the day topping Bernardo Neves (Washington University – St. Louis) in three sets, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1. Then in his next bout against No. 2-seed Jake Zalenski (Kenyon), Xu fell in a third-set tiebreaker 6-0, 4-6, 7-6 (9-7).
No. 4-seed Kerrigan and No. 8-seed Jeremy Yuan were both defeated in the round of 16.
Singles (Round of 16 and Quarterfinals)
Joshua Xu (UC) def. Bernardo Neves (WashU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1
Jake Zalenski (Kenyon) def. Joshua Xu (UC) 6-0, 4-6, 7-6 (9-7)
Daniel Li (WashU) def. Jeremy Yuan (UC) 6-2, 6-3
Ben van der Sman (WashU) def. Erik Kerrigan (UC) 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
Doubles (Round of 16 and Quarterfinals)
Tyler Raclin/Joshua Xu (UC) def. Principia 8-4
Tyler Raclin/Joshua Xu (UC) def. Kenyon 8-4
Erik Kerrigan/Ninan Kumar (UC) def. Kalamazoo 8-1
CWRU def. Erik Kerrigan/Ninan Kumar (UC) 8-4
- Sunday, Oct. 6 @ 9:00 AM (ET) – UChicago at ITA Central Region Championships (at Kalamazoo, Mich.)