No. 23 Men's Tennis adds seven wins on final day of Key Biscayne Invitational
Jan. 8, 2013
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. – On the final day of the Key Biscayne Invitational, The University of Texas men’s tennis team picked up seven wins against Michigan in singles and LSU in doubles at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park.
The Longhorns went 3-0 in doubles against the Tigers and 4-3 in singles against the Wolverines.
“At the end of the day, we accomplished what we wanted to coming to this event – getting prepared for the dual season,” head coach Michael Center said. “We pushed and finished matches a lot better today.”
UT’s three wins in doubles competition included wins for its two nationally ranked pairs – No. 13 Chris Camillone and David Holiner and No. 40 Sudanwa Sitaram and Daniel Whitehead. Camillone and Holiner defeated LSU’s 33rd-ranked team of Chris Simpson and Stefan Szacinski, 8-6. Sitaram and Whitehead beat Tam Trinh and Roger Anderson (LSU), 8-5.
Senior Ben Chen won his third doubles match of the invitational after switching his doubles partner for Tuesday to freshman Andrew Korinek. Chen and Korinek defeated LSU’s Joe Hill and Boris Arias, 8-6. Chen also won two with Joey Swaysland on Sunday and Monday.
Texas plays its first dual match on Saturday at SMU in Dallas. First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m. Central.
Key Biscayne Invitational
Overall Texas records at the Key Biscayne Invitational