Rutka Advances to Final of Tulane Invitational

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Rutka Advances to Final of Tulane Invitational

NEW ORLEANS — LSU’s Sebastian Rutka advanced to the final of the No. 1 singles draw on Saturday at the 2002 Tulane Men’s Tennis Invitational held in New Orleans.

Rutka defeated Middle Tennessee State’s Kirk Jackson, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3, to advanced to the final where he will meet San Diego State’s Ryan Redondo.

Tulane Invitational

Top Flight Singles
Oliver Mailberger (San Diego St.) def. Bryan Fisher (LSU), 6-2, 6-3
Jorge Lievano (Tulane) def. Jason Hazley (LSU), 6-2, 6-4

Flight #1 Singles Semifinals
Sebastian Rutka (LSU) def. Kirk Jackson (Middle Tennessee St.), 2-6, 6-2, 6-3

Flight #1 Doubles Second Round
Pollack/Kuruppu (MTSU) def. Peter Richman/Paul White (LSU), 9-7

Top Flight Doubles
Oliver Mailberger/Ryan Redondo (San Diego St.) def. Hazley/Fisher (LSU), 8-5

Flight #2 Doubles First Round
Frank Green/Rafael Corazza (LSU) def. Crowder/Russ (ULL), 8-2

Flight #2 Doubles Second Round
Ali/Ros-Barbier (New Orleans) def. Green/Corazza (SLU), 8-6