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Pioneers to be in action from Jan. 6-8 in South Florida
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Pioneers to be in action from Jan. 6-8 in South Florida
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Denver Menís Tennis Returns to Action at Key Biscayne Individuals
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 01/05/2013
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DENVER - The No. 54 ranked University of Denver men's tennis team will return to the courts this week when it competes at the Key Biscayne Individuals from Jan. 6-8 at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park.

The Pioneers will open action on Sunday when they will face LSU in doubles at 12:30 (ET) and Texas in singles play, beginning at 1:30 p.m. (ET).

On Monday, Denver is scheduled to square off against Texas in doubles (12:30 p.m., ET) and Michigan in singles (1:30 p.m., ET).  Tuesday is the final day of competition and will see the Pioneers take on Michigan in doubles at 10:15 a.m. (ET) and LSU in singles at 11:15 a.m. (ET).

The event will crown an individual champion as no team scoring will be used. Each player will be assigned points per win according to his position in singles and doubles. The player with the most points at the end of the weekend will be named the overall winner.

Denver enters this week's action slotted No. 54 in the latest ITA National Team Rankings and boast four players ranked among the top-20 individuals in the Mountain Region, including No. 1 ranked regional player Enej Bonin (Koper, Slovenia).  Joining Bonin in the singles regional list is No. 8 Jens Vorkefeld (Ostercappeln, Germany), No. 16 Alex Clinkenbeard (Loveland, Colo.) and No. 20 Fabio Biasion (Velbert, Germany).

The Pioneers also features the No. 5 ranked doubles squad in the Mountain Regional rankings that were released Jan. 3 in the tandem of Bonin and Vorkefeld.

SCHEDULE OF PLAY

Sunday, Jan. 6
10 a.m. Singles -- Michigan vs. LSU
12:30 p.m. Doubles -- Michigan vs. Texas
12:30 p.m. Doubles -- LSU vs. Denver
1:30 p.m. Singles -- Texas vs. Denver

Monday, Jan. 7
10 a.m. Singles -- LSU vs. Texas
12:30 p.m. Doubles -- Michigan vs. LSU
12:30 p.m. Doubles -- Texas vs. Denver
1:30 p.m. Singles -- Michigan vs. Denver

Tuesday, Jan. 8
7:45 a.m. Singles -- Michigan vs. Texas
10:15 a.m. Doubles -- Michigan vs. Denver
10:15 a.m. Doubles -- Texas vs. LSU
11:15 a.m. Singles -- LSU vs. Denver

SCORING
SINGLES
Win at No. 1 position -- 8 points
Win at No. 2 position -- 7 points
Win at No. 3 position -- 6 points
Win at No. 4 position -- 5 points
Win at No. 5 position -- 4 points
Win at No. 6 position -- 3 points
Win at No. 7 position -- 2 points
Win at No. 8 position -- 1 point

DOUBLES
Win at No. 1 position -- 4 points
Win at No. 2 position -- 3 points
Win at No. 3 position -- 2 points
Win at No. 4 position -- 1 point

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-EXPERIENCE DENVER ATHLETICS-

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