Louisville, Ky. - The YSU men's tennis team had a strong showing at the Louisville Invitational over the weekend winning the C Doubles Flight and earning a consolation win in the F Singles Flight.
In doubles, Laurentiu Mandocescu and Eric Gran won three matches to earn the title at C Doubles. In singles, Gran dropped his first match before winning his final three contests. He defeated Butler's Michael Karr, 6-3, 6-2 in the consolation final.
The Penguins are next in action on Thursday when the begin play at the ITA Midwest Regionals.
Paran Pun (WSU) def. Vardakis (YSU) - 6-4, 2-0 (retired)
Mandocescu (YSU) def. Emil Berglund (Belarmine) - 8-4
Mandocescu (YSU) def. Harrison Wood (Kennesaw) - 6-0, 6-1
Mike Jansen (EIU) def. Mandocescu (YSU) - 4‐6, 6‐4, 10‐5
Abe Wojtalik (Ball St) def. Gran (YSU) - 8-1
Gran (YSU) def. Grant Kelly (Belmont) - 6-4, 7-6
Gran (YSU) def. David Faulkner (Belmont) - 6-2, 6-1
Gran (YSU) def. Michael Karr (Butler) - 6-3, 6-2
Mandocescu/Gran (YSU) def. Conway/Badola (Kennesaw) - 6-4
Mandocescu/Gran (YSU) def. Pun/Tabres (Wright St) - 7-5
Mandocescu/Gran (YSU) def. Gorregues/Bohorquez (Temple) - 6-2