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Three Tar Heels Post Singles Wins Friday
Release: 11/03/2012

University of North Carolina players went 3-3 in singles action Friday afternoon as the first day of action in the inaugural Big Jim Russell Invitational concluded at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.

Compiling singles wins on Friday were UNC senior William Parker along with freshman Brett Clark and junior James Coxe.  The tournament honors the late Jim Russell, long-time NCAA and ITA tennis official.  Twenty-four players from five schools are represented in the inaugural event.

Saturday's action includes two rounds of doubles beginning indoors at 10 a.m. and a single round of singles play beginning at 1:15 p.m. outdoors.

Blue Singles (outdoors) Friday @ 3 p.m.
Joran Vliegen (ECU) d. Lucas Oliveira (VT), 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
William Parker (UNC) d. Nicolas Soriano (ECU), 6-0, 6-1
Brett Clark (UNC) d. Ivan Sanchez (NCST) 6-2, 7-5

White Singles (outdoors) Friday @ 3 p.m.
Marko Lourinovic (VT) d. John Schmitt (ECU)   4-6, 6-1, 7-5
Damien Brenard (ECU) d. Oystein Steiro (UNC)  3-6, 6-4, 6-3
Simon Norenius (NCST) d. Stuart DePaolo (UNC)   5-7, 6-3, 6-2

Grey singles (outdoors)  Friday @ 3 p.m.
Colin Roller (ECU) d. Connor Daly (UNC)  6-3, 6-3

Mario Martinez (ECU) d. Randall Carter (Radford)  6-2, 6-1

James Coxe (UNC)  d.  Blake Gregory (ECU) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
Trey Carter (NCST) d. Ross Nigro (ECU)   6-1, 6-1
Patriek Wolterbeek (ECU) d. Javier Waase (Radford)  6-0, 6-0

Day One Doubles  (INDOORS)

Joran Vliegen / Colin Roller (ECU) d. Andrew Gores / William Parker(UNC)    8-6

Marko Lourinovic / Lucas Oliveria (VT) d.  Stuart DePaolo / JamesCoxe (UNC)  9-8(4)

Nicolas Soriano / Patriek Wolterbeek (ECU) d.  Brett Clark / Oystein Steiro (UNC)  8-3

Simon Norenius / Trey Carter (NCST)  d.  John Schmitt/ Damien Bernard (ECU) 9-7

Mario Martinez/ Ross Nigro (ECU) d. Randall Carter / Javier Waase (Radford)  8-4

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