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Craig Stands Strong in First Two Days of Competition at Minnesota Invitational
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 11/01/2013
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MINNEAPOLIS – Sophomore Henry Craig (Murrieta, Calif.) was victorious in his first two matches at the Minnesota Invite on Thursday and Friday at the Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis.

Craig first defeated Nikola Kocovic (University of Pennsylvania) 7-6 (3), 6-3, on Thursday. He then went on to beat Nadin Indre (Western Michigan University) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (9) on Friday.

Also posting singles wins for the Pioneers were freshmen Alex Gasson (Alton, United Kingdom) and Aidan Talcott (Sea Cliff, N.Y.). Gasson beat Vim De Alwis (University of Pennsylvania) 6-3, 6-1 and Talcott defeated Matt Hamilton (Western Michigan University) 6-3, 6-2.

On the doubles front, pair Gasson/Craig posted a 8-6 win over Nikola Kocovic/Matt Nardella (University of Pennsylvania). Gasson went on to partner with senior Alex Clinkenbeard (Loveland, Colo.) on Friday. The duo defeated Ruben Greiner/Andrew Cahn (Western Michigan University) 8-4.

Action continues at the Baseline Tennis Center Saturday and Sunday in Minneapolis.

 

Day 1: Minnesota Invitational

Thursday, October 31, Baseline Tennis Center

Minneapolis, Minn.

 

Singles:

Flight No. 1

Henry Craig (DU) def. Nikola Kocovic (PENN) 7-6 (3), 6-3

Alex Gasson (DU) def. Vim De Alwis (PENN) 6-3, 6-1

Flight No. 2

Jeremy Court (PENN) def. Alex Clinkenbeard (DU) 6-1, 6-4
Matt Nardella (PENN) def. Aidan Talcott (DU) 6-2, 6-0

Flight No. 3

Zach Katz (PENN) def. William Ro (DU) 6-0, 6-1

 

Doubles:

Flight No.1

Alex Gasson/Henry Craig (DU) def. Nikola Kocovic/Matt Nardella (PENN) 8-6

Vim De Alwis/Zach Katz (PENN) def. Alex Clinkenbeard/Fabio Biasion (DU) 8-6

Flight No. 2

Jeremy Court/Blaine Willenborg (PENN) def. William Ro/Aidan Talcott (DU) 8-1

 

Day 2: Minnesota Invitational

Thursday, November 1, Baseline Tennis Center

Minneapolis, Minn.

 

Singles:

Flight No. 1

Henry Craig (DU) def. Nadin Indre (WMU) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (9)

Ruben Greiner (WMU) def. Alex Gasson (DU) 6-3, 6-4

Flight No. 2

Andrew Cahn (WMU) def. Alex Clinkenbeard (DU) 7-5, 6-4

Flight No. 3

Aidan Talcott (DU) def. Matt Hamilton (WMU) 6-3, 6-2

 

Flight No. 4
Pablo Mora (WMU) def. William Ro (DU) 6-2, 6-2

 

Doubles:

Flight No. 1

Stephen Payne/Nadin Indre (WMU) def. Henry Craig/Fabio Biasion (DU) 8-6

Alex Gasson/Alex Clinkenbeard (DU) def. Ruben Greiner/Andrew Cahn (WMU) 8-4

Flight No. 2

Michael Treis/Matt Hamilton (WMU) def. William Ro/Aidan Talcott (DU) 8-4

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