Bader, Reilly Drop Match in Qualifying Doubles Draw at ITA All-Americans
Oct. 1, 2013
TULSA, Okla - Russell Bader and Michael Reilly dropped a tough battle in their Qualifying Doubles Draw second round match. Bader also competed in a consolation Qualifying Singles match, which he won. Tomas Hanzlik fell in his consolation match.
After receiving a first round bye in the Qualifying Doubles Draw, Bader (Austin, Texas) and Reilly (Raleigh, N.C.) faced the No. 9 seed in the draw, Florida's Elliott Orkin and Gordon Watson. The duo was ranked 57th in the Preseason ITA Doubles Poll. Bader and Reilly gave the Florida pair a good match, but fell 8-7.
The senior, Bader, also played in a Qualifying Singles consolation match. Bader took on a fellow Big Ten player, Ohio State's Constantin Christ. Bader earned a straight set win, 6-4, 6-1. Bader went 1-1 at the ITA All-Americans.
Hanzlik (Prague, Czech Republic) took on Stanford's Nolan Paige in his consolation match. Paige won the first set 6-2 and held a 3-1 lead in the second set when Hanzlik retired.
Hanzlik finishes the tournament with a 4-2 record, including wins over Adam Taylor(Murray State), Szymon Tatarczyk(Purdue), Yannick Junger(UT-San Antonio) and Tyler Pham(UC Irvine).
The Nittany Lions travel to the UVa Fall Invite next weekend.
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ITA All-American Championships:
Qualifying Doubles Draw:
2nd Round) Orkin/Watson(UF) def. Bader/Reilly(PSU), 8-7.
Pre-Qualifying Singles Draw:
1st Round) Tomas Hanzlik(PSU) def. Adam Taylor(Murray St.), 6-4, 6-2.
Marc Collado Castells(PSU) def. Cale Hammond(Duke), 1-6, 7-5, 6-1.
Josh Levine(Duke) def. Michael Reilly(PSU), 6-2, 6-4.
Alex Fennell(PSU) def. Eduardo Razzeto(SMU), 6-2, 3-6, 7-5.
Bonus) Michael Reilly(PSU) def. Harley Pearson(UTSA), 6-3, 6-3.
2nd Round) Tomas Hanzlik(PSU) def. Syzmon Tatarczyk(Purdue), 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Elliott Orkin(UF) def. Marc Collado Castells(PSU), 6-2, 6-3.
Rogerio Ribeiro(ETSU) def. Alex Fennell(PSU), 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.
3rd Round) Tomas Hanzlik(PSU) def. Yannick Junger(UTSA), 6-4, 6-4.
Final Round) Tomas Hanzlik(PSU) def. Tyler Pham(UC Irvine), 6-1, 6-3.
1st Round) Justin Shane(UVA) def. Tomas Hanzlik(PSU), 6-1, 6-2.
John Lamble(Santa Clara) def. Russell Bader(PSU), 6-3, 7-6(3).
Bonus Match) Russell Bader(PSU) def. Constantin Christ(OSU), 6-4, 6-1.
Nolan Paige(Stanford) def. Tomas Hanzlik(PSU), 6-2, 3-1(ret).