Thomas/Moreno Advance to the ITA Southern Regional Finals

by Christian Verde
Thomas/Moreno Advance to the ITA Southern Regional Finals

Baton Rouge— The LSU men’s tennis team will be represented in the ITA Southern Regional doubles finals after junior Joey Thomas and sophomore Daniel Moreno defeated their opponent Monday afternoon.

Thomas and Moreno made quick work of South Alabama on Monday. They had a perfect first set, winning 6-0. They jumped out to an early 3-2 lead in the second set and finished strong, winning the match 6-0, 6-4.

They will face the regional hosts, Auburn, on Tuesday for the finals at 1:00 p.m. Thomas and Moreno are not only playing for the doubles Southern Regional crown, but also the doubles champions automatically advance to the Oracle/ITA National Fall Championships that take place in Newport Beach, California, this November.

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Semifinal Results

Joey Thomas/Daniel Moreno (LSU) def. Loïc Cloes/Clément Marzol (USA) 6-0, 6-4

Finals Draw

Joey Thomas/Daniel Moreno (LSU) v. Tim Dollman/Michael Durham (AUB) | 1:00 p.m.