Men's Tennis Collects Five Wins at Tulane
NEW ORLEANS — LSU’s men’s tennis team was 5-0 Saturday in the second day of Tulane’s Beau Holton Memorial Invitational.
Cory Ross won two matches to advance to Sunday’s singles finals in just his second tournament after returning from an injury.
“Cory played very well for his second tournament back,” said LSU assistant coach Mark Booras. “He’s been very good so far. Hopefully, he can keep playing at this level.”
Ross plays David Canudas of Southern Miss Sunday for the tournament championship.
Danny Bryan won two matches in the consolation bracket. He will play Rishan Kuruppu at noon in the consolation championships.
Bryan and Ross teamed up in doubles. They received a first round bye and beat their first opponents, 9-7.
They play a duo from Middle Tennessee State in Sunday’s semifinals.
BEAU HOLTON MEMORIAL INVITATIONAL–SATURDAY RESULTS
Cory Ross (LSU) d. Hannu Piiroinen (Tulane), 6-4; 7-5
Cory Ross (LSU) d. Nicolas Howard (UNO), 3-0, retired
Danny Bryan (LSU) d. Dylan Mezey (USM), 7-5, 6-2
Danny Bryan (LSU) d. Reid Bourgeois (USM), 6-3, 6-7, 1-0 (10-8)
Bryan/Ross (LSU) d. Kuruppu/Siljestrom (MTSU) 9-7
Cory Ross (LSU) v. David Canudas (USM), 12 p.m.
Danny Bryan (LSU) v. Rishan Kuruppu (MTSU), 12 p.m.
Bryan/Ross (LSU) v. Allan/Schledom (MTSU)