St. John's Men's Tennis Sets Eyes on Connecticut State Championships

Nov. 2, 2017

QUEENS, N.Y. - The St. John’s men’s tennis team heads back to New Haven, Conn. for the second-consecutive week as the Red Storm is set to compete in the Connecticut State Championships at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center on Friday.

 

How It Works

The tournament, hosted by Yale University, is comprised of players from nine regional teams: Boston College, Connecticut, Dartmouth, Fairfield, Marist, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart, St. John’s, and Yale. Both singles and doubles play will be contested throughout the weekend, with play starting on Friday and ending on Sunday.

 

The singles tournament is broken down into eight draws with eight competitors playing in each draw. Each player is guaranteed three matches inside their own draw with a champion, runner-up, third place, fifth place, and seventh place winners being awarded. The Johnnies will send eight players into the singles draws.

 

On the doubles side, the tournament features only two draws with 16 teams competing in each draw. Like the singles tournament, all teams are guaranteed three matches. St. John’s sends four doubles teams to the courts, with all four competing in the Doubles A tournament.


 

 

 

St. John’s Draws

Singles:

Alan Nunez Aguilera vs. Julian Rozenstein (Quinnipiac) – Singles 1A

Andrei Crapcenco vs. Andrew Heller (Yale) – Singles 1A

 

Dusan Vukicevic vs. Chris Grasel (Boston College) – Singles 1B

Luka Sucevic vs. Lars Schouten (Marist) – Singles 1B

 

Ognjen Trejgut vs. Justin Warren (UConn) – Singles 2A

 

Igor Maslov vs. Kyler Alper (Quinnipiac) – Singles 2B

 

Alex Roszkowski vs. Jan Dernic (Marist) – Singles 3B

 

Federico Ruiz Acevedo vs. Townsend Font (Fairfield) – Singles 4B

 

Doubles:

Vuikcevic/Roszkowski vs. Restreppo/Gladden (Marist) – Doubles A

Aguilera/Maslov vs. Orban/Shibles (Fairfield) – Doubles A

Crapcenco/Sucevic vs. Warren/Zheng (UConn) – Doubles A

Trejgut/Acevedo vs. Andrienko/Doehler (Yale) – Doubles A

 

Last Time Out

This marks back-to-back trips for the Red Storm to the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center as the Red Storm is returning from a successful weekend at the ITA Northeast Regional Championships presented by Oracle. Overall, the Red Storm had one student-athlete in the qualifying rounds, four in the singles tournament, and two doubles teams. Throughout the weekend, St. John’s finished with an overall singles record of 3-5, and a doubles record of 4-2.

 

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