Men's Tennis sweeps final day of competition at Key Biscayne
Jan. 9, 2011
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- No. 5 Texas completed a dominant weekend stint with victories in all 12 of its singles and doubles matches Sunday at the Key Biscayne Invitational, an individual, round-robin event featuring UT, Michigan, Denver and LSU.
The Longhorns added eight singles victories in as many matches Sunday against Denver to run their weekend singles record to 23-3. Texas junior Jean Andersen topped the Pioneers' 25th-ranked Enej Bonin by a 6-3, 6-1 count, and senior All-American Ed Corrie knocked off Jens Vorkefeld, 6-4, 6-3. Sophomore Ben Chen posted a 6-3, 6-3 win over Andrew Landwerlen, and freshman Sudanwa Sitaram added a 6-2, 6-4 win over Yannick Weihs.
Sophomore Vasko Mladenov notched a 6-4, 6-4 win over Fabio Biasion, and sophomore Daniel Whitehead registered a come-from-behind 5-7, 6-2, 6-3 win over Jonathan Kidane. Redshirt freshman David Holiner defeated Alex Clinkenbeard, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, and sophomore Chris Camillone posted a 6-1, 6-1 win to complete the sweep of the Pioneers.
Texas opened competition on Sunday with four doubles wins in as many matches against Michigan. UT's fifth-ranked tandem of Andersen and Corrie defeated Michigan's 28th-ranked duo of Jason Jung and Evan King, 8-6. Mladenov and Chen teamed up for an 8-3 win over Chris Cha and Shaun Bernstein, while sophomore Alex Hilliard and Whitehead notched an 8-6 win over Alex Buzzi and Justin Rossi. Camillone and Sitaram went on to post an 8-0 win over Duncan Muil and Barrett Franks. Texas opens the 2011 dual-match season on Saturday, Jan. 15 against California on neutral courts in Tulsa, Okla.
Key Biscayne Invitational - Day 3 Texas Results