Tennis Mocs Finish Play at USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional

Sunday, October 13, 2013

The Mocs wrapped up play at the 2013 USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Sunday.  UTC dropped two singles matches in consolation action to close out its participation in the tournament in Knoxville, Tenn. 

Sophomore John Peacey (Emerald, Australia) dropped his consolation match to Lipscomb’s David Salazar (6-2, 6-3).  Junior Pavels Grigorjevs (Riga, Latvia) advance in the bracket by default before losing to Butler’s Pulok Bhattacharya (6-3, 6-2).

 

The Mocs have one more tournament on the fall schedule.  They travel to the Grizzly Open at Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, Ga., on Oct. 18-20. 

Consolation
David Salazar (Lip) def. John Peacey (UTC) – 6-2, 6-3
Pavels Grigorjevs (UTC) def. Iago Seffrin (Austin Peay) – Def.
Pulok Bhattacharya (Butler) def. Pavels Grigorjevs (UTC) – 6-3, 6-2


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