University of Tennessee at Chattanooga sophomore men’s tennis student-athlete Luke Saunders led the Mocs on the opening day of the Grizzly Open in Lawrenceville, Ga., today. He scored a win in singles and doubles competition at the Gwinnett College tournament.
Saunders opened with a (6-1, 6-4) win over Palm Beach Atlantic’s Giuseppe Guarnieri. He then teamed with sophomore Gino Delavalle for an 8-5 win over Georgia Southwestern’s Jake Kooncs and Valentine Demande.
Sophomore John Peacey and and freshman Derek Brown also had a doubles win today. They defeated Presbyterian’s Rafael Berghaus and Gonzalo Asis 8-5.
Updated draws and results are available at the Tournament Central link at the top of the page. Be sure to check back to GoMocs.com for complete results from tomorrow’s action.
Arovin (TTU) def. Derek Brown (UTC) – 6-1, 6-1
Luke Saunders (UTC) def. Giuseppe Guarnieri (PBA) – 6-1, 6-4
Derek Brown/John Peacey (UTC) def. Rafael Berghaus/Gonzalo Asis (PC) – 8-5
Luke Saunders/Gino Delavalle (UTC) def. Jake Koonce/Valentine Demande (GaSW) – 8-5