Oct. 12, 2013
ITA Southern Regionals Tournament Brackets
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Auburn men’s tennis team will have a pair of doubles teams in the semifinals of the ITA Southern Regionals after both duos advanced with two wins each in Tuscaloosa, Ala., today.
The unseeded tandem of Daniel Cochrane and Joseph Van Dooren took down Ole Miss’ Johan Backstrom and Zach Wilder in a tie break, 8-7(5) before topping the tournament’s No. 2-seed and home team Becker O’Shaughnessey/Daniil Proskura of Alabama, 8-3. They will face No. 3-seeded Boris Arias/Chris Simpson from LSU on Sunday.
Lukas Ollert and Dennis Lengsfeld paired up to easily take down Alabama’s Hayes Brewer/Andrew Goodwin, 8-1 in the morning session and defeated Tulane’s Van Cott/Sebastian Rey, 8-5 to earn a berth in the semis. Their opponent will be No. 4-seed William Kallberg/Stefan Lindmark of Ole Miss.
Both Ollert and Cochrane played quarterfinal matches in the singles main draw, but fell to top-seeds. No. 1-seed Nik Scholtz of Ole Miss defeated Ollert, 6-2, 6-2, while the No. 3-seed Malte Stropp of Mississippi State needed three sets to get Cochrane, winning 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Van Dooren also dropped his singles match in the consolation draw, falling to Austin Akers of Samford, 6-4, 6-3.
A complete recap with results can be found on AuburnTigers.com following each day’s play.
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Day 3 Results
Singles Main Draw-Quarterfinals
No. 1-seed Nik Scholtz (MISS) def. No. 6-seed Lukas Ollert (AU) 6-2, 6-2
No. 3-seed Malte Stropp (MSU) def. Daniel Cochrane (AU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Singles Consolation - Quarterfinals
Austin Akers (SAM) def. Joseph Van Dooren (AU) 6-4, 6-3
Doubles Main Draw – Fourth Round
Lengsfeld/Ollert (AU) def. Brewer/Goodwin (UA) 8-1
Cochrane/Van Dooren (AU) vs. Backstrom/Wilder (MISS), 8-7(5)
Doubles Main Draw - Quarterfinals
Lengsfeld/Ollert (AU) def. Van Cott/Rey (TUL), 8-5
Cochrane/Van Dooren (AU) def. No. 2-seed O’Shaughnessey/Proskura, 8-3
Day 4 Matchups
Doubles Main Draw – Semifinals
Lengsfeld/Ollert (AU) vs. No. 4-seed Kallberg/Lindmark (MISS)
Cochrane/Van Dooren (AU) No. 3-seed Arias/Simpson (LSU)