Sept. 25, 2010
The Air Force men's tennis team wrapped up the second day of the Baylor Invitational Saturday in Waco, Texas. Six Falcons played in the "B" singles flight, with Air Force posting a 5-5 record. Freshman Alex Grubbs won both of his matches Saturday, advancing to the semifinals.
Grubbs, the only Falcon still playing in the tournament, opened the day with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Ricardo Hopker of Texas-Pan American, then posted a 6-0, 6-4 triumph over Andy Wang of Rice in the quarterfinals. He will face Rice's Phillip Seifer in the semis on Sunday. The only other Falcon in the main bracket, senior Taylor Soster, lost his round of 16 match, falling in three sets to Elliott Minvielle of Louisiana-Lafayette, 6-2, 5-7, 6-1.
Air Force Results
Saturday, Sept. 25
Flight B Singles
Round of 16 - Alex Grubbs (AF) def. Ricardo Hopker (UTPA), 7-5, 6-2
Quarterfinals - Grubbs (AF) def. Andy Wang (Rice), 6-0, 6-4
Round of 16 - Elliott Minvielle (ULL) def. Taylor Soster (AF), 6-2, 5-7, 6-1
Consolation 3rd Round - Robert Voss (ULL) def. Ali Rizvi (AF), 6-2, 6-3
Consolation 3rd Round - Danny Gies (AF) def. Alex Pavlov (Texas A&M CC), walkover
Consolation Quarterfinals - Robert Voss (ULL) def. Gies (AF), 6-4, 6-4
Consolation 3rd Round - Alex Lineberry (AF) def. Jason Lateko (UT Arlington), 6-4, 1-6, (10-4)
Consolation Quarterfinals - Brandon Farine (ULL) def. Lineberry (AF), 6-3, 6-2
Consolation 3rd Round - Alex Beaussart (AF) def. Kayvon Karimi (Texas A&M), 6-3, 6-2
Consolation Quarterfinals - Matt Westmoreland (TX A&M CC) def. Beaussart (AF), 7-5, 6-7, (10-8)
For tournament updates, please visit the tournament web site.