Oct. 26, 2013
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Michigan State men's tennis team completed its second day at the Big Ten Indoors on Saturday in West Lafayette, Ind. Held at the Schwartz Tennis Center and Lafayette Sports Center, MSU competed in two rounds of doubles and two rounds of singles.
Sophomore John Patrick Mullane is heading to the quarterfinals of the singles main draw after earning two victories on Saturday. In the round of 32, Mullane defeated Penn State's David Kohan 6-1, 7-5. In the round of 16, he took down Szymon Tatarczyk of Purdue 6-3, 6-3 and is into the quarterfinals. Mullane will face Alex Buzzi of Michigan at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
In semifinal doubles action, Harry Jadun and Gijs Linders faced Shaun Bernstein and Kevin Wong of Michigan and won 8-2. Jadun and Linders lost in the championship match to Nebraska's Marc Hermann and Beauregard Treyz 8-7 (2).
In singles action, Doug Zade lost to Purdue's Mark Kovacs 6-7 (5) 6-1, 6-4 in the round of 32. Jadun fell to Petr Satral of Wisconsin in the round of 32, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Also in the round of 32, Mac Roy lost to Iowa's Matt Hagan 2-6, 6-2, 6-3. Will Davis lost to Hermann of Nebraska 6-4, 6-2.
Brett Forman took down Dominic Patrick of Iowa 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the round of 16. In the round of 16, Forman lost to Strong Kirchheimer of Northwestern 6-3, 6-2.
Play will resume Sunday at 9 a.m.
For results of each day's action, visit www.msuspartans.com.