@DuqMTennis and @DuqWTennis Fall Recap
Jan. 13, 2017
The Duquesne tennis program is back in school and starts practice today. Both the men’s and women’s teams are coming off of a successful Fall season and will continue to ride the momentum into the Spring.
A FAMILIAR FACE IN A NEW PLACE
On the women’s side, Kylie Isaacs and Julianne Herman each advanced in singles. They also teamed together in doubles, falling in a hard fought match to one of the ACC’s top teams in Amber Washington and Callie Frey of Pittsburgh.
Andrew Ong made it through the qualifying draw to advance to the main draw along with Jared Isaacs, Tim Kane, Adam Blasinsky and Dimitrios Stavropoulos. Isaacs, Kane and Blasinsky all advance to the Round of 64 while Stavropoulos won a pair of matches to advance to the Round of 32.
The men also played in three team tournaments, also beginning at CMU. The Dukes won 13 singles matches and a double match. Next up was the Greater Cincinnati Invitational, where Jared Isaacs won his flight and Kane was runner-up at #3 singles. The dukes them played in the Toledo Invite where they went 23-12 overall, led by Akins who went 4-0 in singles and 6-1 overall. Akins was named to the All-Tournament team.