Auburn Concludes Day Two of Classic With Six Wins
Lukas Marsoun

Nov. 17, 2007

Auburn, Ala. - The Auburn men's tennis team concluded day two of the Auburn Fall Classic held at the City of Auburn/Auburn University Yarbrough Tennis Center with six wins- two doubles victories and four singles.

Auburn had four players remain undefeated in singles tournament action.

In Flight A1, Alexey Tsyrenov and Lukas Marsoun both remained unbeaten. Tsyrenov defeated Colt Gaston in two sets 6-3, 6-4. Marsoun won his first set in a tie breaker 7-6 (6), and then Jan Zelezny retired at 3-2.

In Flight A2, Pawel Dilaj defeated Kevin Dessauer in two sets 6-2, 6-4 to remain undefeated. However, Terence Nugent fell 7-6, 6-4 to Sebastian Carlsson.

In Flight B1, both Alex Petropoulos and Nick Maurillo dropped matches. Petropoulos fell 6-1, 6-3 to Julien Gathier, and Maurillo lost 6-3, 6-2 to James Cluskey.

Michael Monteiro won his first set 6-2 over Ryan Lissner, but dropped the second 6-1, and fell 10-4 in the super-set-tie-breaker of Flight B2. Hunter Mills won by default when Martel Campbell removed himself from the match.

In doubles action, Tsyrenov and Nugent defeated Cluskey and Gauthier 8-3. Maurillo and Mills took a win over Lissner and Campbell 8-4.

Petropoulos and Dilaj were defeated 8-1 by Gaston and Dessauer. Marsoun and Monteiro lost in a tie breaker 9-8 (5) to Zelezny and Carlsson.

Sunday will be the final day of the Auburn Fall Classic. Tournament play will begin at 9 a.m. The Tigers will take the courts at 2 p.m. The Auburn Fall Classic is open to the public and admission is free.



Flight A1
(AU) Alexey Tsyrenov (2-0) def. (LSU) Colt Gaston (0-1) 6-3, 6-4
(AU) Lukas Marsoun (2-0) def. (LSU) Jan Zelezny (1-1) 7-6 (6), 3-2 ret.

Flight A2
(AU) Pawel Dilaj (2-0) def. (LSU) Kevin Dessauer (1-1) 6-2, 6-4
(LSU) Sebastian Carlsson (2-0) def. (AU) Terence Nugent (1-1) 7-6, 6-4

Flight B1
(LSU) Julien Gauthier (2-0) def. (AU) Alex Petropoulos (1-1) 6-1, 6-3
(LSU) James Cluskey (1-0) def. (AU) Nick Maurillo (1-1) 6-3, 6-2

Flight B2
(LSU) Ryan Lissner (2-0) def. (AU) Michael Monteiro (1-1) 2-6, 6-1, 10-4
(AU) Hunter Mills (2-0) def. (LSU) Martel Campbell (1-1) default

Flight A Doubles
(AU) A. Tsyrenov/T. Nugent (1-1) def. (LSU) J. Cluskey/J. Gauthier (1-1) 8-3
(LSU) C. Gaston/K. Dessauer (2-0) def. (AU) A. Petropoulos/P. Dilaj (1-1) 8-1

Flight B Doubles
(LSU) J. Zelezny/S. Carlsson (1-0) def. (AU) L. Marsoun/M. Monteiro (1-0) 9-8 (5)
(AU) N. Maurillo/H. Mills (1-1) def. (LSU) R. Lissner/M. Campbell (0-1) 8-4