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Oosthuizen and Rogers Storm to Quarterfinals at Regional Indoor Championships
Ben Rogers

Ben Rogers

Oct. 16, 2004

Tournament Central

Tennessee men's tennis players Ockie Oosthuizen and Ben Rogers advanced to the quarterfinals Saturday at the ITA Regional Indoor Championships at the Racquet Club of Memphis.

Oosthuizen and Rogers played their first match of the tournament against Auburn's Brett Hunter and Nick Lane. The UT sophomores dispatched of their SEC rivals 8-6 to advance to the round of 16. In their second match, Oosthuizen and Rogers showed the host's the exit, as they defeated Memphis's Scott Felsenthal and James Spence 8-4.

"It was good to see Ben and Ockie get two more wins," UT head coach Michael Fancutt said. "I thought they especially played well in the second match."

Oosthuizen and Rogers oppose LSU's Danny Bryan and Jason Hazley in the quarterfinals at 11 a.m.

"I'm looking forward to seeing Ben and Ockie start a new winning streak." Fancutt said.

Earlier in the day Oosthuizen, the only Vol left in the singles draw, lost to Georgia's Matic Omerzel 6-2, 6-1.

ITA Regional Indoor Championships- Sat., Oct. 16
Main Draw - Singles - Round of 32

Matic Omerzel (UGA) def. Ockie Oosthuizen (UT) 6-2, 6-1
Main Draw - Doubles - Round of 32
Oosthuizen/Rogers (UT) def. Hunter/Lane (AU) 8-6
Main Draw - Doubles - Round of 16
Oosthuizen/Rogers (UT) def. Felsenthal/Spence (UM) 8-4

 

 

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