Sept. 9, 2006

Tennessee men's tennis players Kaden Hensel and Adam Hubble advanced to the quarterfinals of Division II singles action Saturday at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships.

Hensel received a bye into the third round. The UT junior then barely broke a sweat defeating Tennessee-Chattanooga's Mark Fynn 6-0, 6-2. Hubble also received a bye in the second round. Hubble playing intrastate rival Lisandro Picardo of ETSU, won the first set but dropped the second, he then won the third set 7-5 to advance.

In Division I singles, Cameron won his second round match over Philippe Frayssinoux 6-4, 5-7, 6-3. In the third round, Cameron fell to Duke's Kiril Dimitrov 7-6, 7-6. Ben Rogers dropped his second round match to Georgia's Matic Omerzel, ranked 41st in the nation, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Davey Sandgren lost to Old Dominion's Harel Srugo, ranked 18th, 6-3, 6-4.

Johnny Thornton defeated Akil Burgess of Virginia Tech 7-5, 0-6, 6-1 to advance to the third round of Division III singles. Thornton dropped his third round match to Sam Huffman of Samford 6-1, 6-2.

Derek Stephens and Kiril Tcherveniachki won their second round matches in Division II but both players fell in the third round.

Freshman Chris Racz won his consolation singles match over Pjotors Necajevs of Mississippi State 7-5, 6-2.

Sandgren and Tcherveniachki won their second round doubles match over Central Florida's Johan Beigert and Tarek Ben Soltane. The rest of the doubles results were not available.



Southern Intercollegiate Championships - Sat., Sept. 9
Division I - Second Round
No. 95 Bobby Cameron (UT) def. Philippe Frayssinoux (MSU) 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
No. 41 Matic Omerzel (UGA) def. Ben Rogers (UT) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
No. 18 Harel Srugo (ODU) def. No. 116 Davey Sandgren (UT) 6-3, 6-4

Division I - Third Round
Kiril Dimitrov (Duke) No. 95 Bobby Cameron (UT) 7-6(5), 7-6(0)

Division II - Second Round
Derek Stephens (UT) def. Marcus DiGliodo (C of C) 6-2, 6-4
Kiril Tcherveniachki (UT) def. Mauricio Engler (BSC) 7-6(4), 7-6(5)

Division II - Third Round
Kaden Hensel (UT) def. Mark Fynn (UTC) 6-0, 6-2
Adam Hubble (UT) def. Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) 6-4, 5-7, 7-5
Nico Delgado (VT) def. Derek Stephens (UT) 1-6, 6-4, 6-4
Chris Cloer (FSU) def. Kiril Tcherveniachki (UT) 7-6(3), 6-1

Division III - Second Round
Johnny Thornton (UT) def. Akil Burgess (VT) 7-5, 0-6, 6-1

Division III - Third Round
Sam Huffman (Sam) def. Johnny Thornton (UT) 6-1, 6-2

Division II - Singles Consolation
Chris Racz (UT) def. Pjotors Necajevs (MSU) 7-5, 6-2

Doubles Division II - Second Round
Sandgren/Tcherveniachki (UT) def. Beigart/Soltane (UCF) 8-2



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