CARY, N.C. - North Carolina's Oystein Steiro and Nelson Vick combined Saturday to win the BLUE flight doubles championship at the 2013 Duke Fab Four Invite being played at the Cary Tennis Center.
The combination of the Norwegian junior and Wisconsin senior provided for a dominant win in the finals as the Tar Heel tandem whipped Romain Bogaerts and Anthony Delcore of Wake Forest 8-2. In the consolation final of the WHITE light, UNC freshman Johan Skattum and sophomore Stuart DePaolo fell to Jordan Kaufman and Brian Kowalski of Elon 8-5.
UNC had more mixed results in singles, going 3-5 in Saturday's action. Here is a complete recap of Saturday's action.
BLUE Doubles Championship
Oystein Steiro and Nelson Vick (UNC) d. Romain Bogaerts and Anthony Delcore (WFU), 8-2
WHITE Doubles Consolation Championship
Jordan Kaufman and Brian Kowalski (Elon) d. Johan Skattum and Stuart DePaolo (UNC), 8-5
UNC Junior Oystein Steiro
Quarterfinals - Steiro d. Nicky Kunz (WFU), 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-2
Semifinals - Josh Levine (Duke) d. Steiro, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Third Place Match in WHITE Bracket - Sunday vs. Robbie Mudge (NC State), 10:30 a.m.
UNC Senior Nelson Vick
Consolation Quarterfinal - T.J. Pura (Duke) d. Vick, 3-6, 7-5, 6-0
Consolation Bracket - Vick d. Vadym Kalyuzhnyy (USF), 6-3, 6-1
13th Place Match - Sunday vs. Joe Mills (Radford), 10:30 a.m.
Freshman Johan Skattum
Quarterfinals - Austin Powell (NC State) d. Skattum, 6-3, 6-1
Consolation Bracket - Skattum d. Van Damrongsri (Louisville), WO
5th Place Match - Sunday vs. Beck Bond (NC State), 10:30 a.m.
Sophomore Stuart DePaolo
Consolation Quarterfinals - Jean Baptiste Mateo (VCU) d. DePaolo, 6-3, 6-4
Consolation Bracket - Damon Niquet (William & Mary) d. DePaolo, 6-3, 6-3