Oct. 5, 2008
ATLANTA - Auburn was well-represented Sunday in the semifinal and championship rounds of the Georgia Tech Fall Tennis Invitational with a player or team competing in each of the four brackets.
The highlight of the day came from the doubles team of Milan Krnjetin and Michel Monteiro as they won the "B" doubles championship. The pair defeated UNC-Wilmington's Anton Nikolov and Alex Wetherell, 8-1, in the semifinal before accepting a default victory in the championship match over Vanderbilt's Alex Divalerio and James Moye.
Krnjetin was also active in the "B" singles bracket, finishing second overall. He defeated Furman's Phillip Fuelkell, 6-4, 6-4, to advance to the final match where he lost to Armstrong Atlantic's Rafael Array, 6-3, 7-5.
Alex Stamchev and Lukas Marsoun teamed up to face Miguel Muguruza and Ryan Smith of Georgia Tech in the "A" doubles finals. The duo could not pull out the win, however, as the host team took the title win the 8-4 win.
Marsoun also took fourth in the "A" singles bracket after he was defeated, 6-4, 6-2, by Nejc Podkrajsek of Georgia State. In a third-place playoff, Marsoun was set to play Georgia Tech's Miguel Muguruza, but had to withdraw because of injury.
The Tigers return to action Tuesday, Oct. 7, where Tim Puetz and Alexey Tsyrenov will compete in the D'Novo All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla.