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Courtesy: Zolton Cohen

Doubles Team Victorious at Tennessee Invite

Courtesy: Sean Fagan, Assistant Director of Media Relations
Release: 10/14/2012
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The doubles pairing of Stephen Payne and Jim Beckwith took victory in the finals of the Volunteer Doubles draw, and the Western Michigan men's tennis team completed play on the final day of the Tennessee Fall Invitational.

Payne and Beckwith completed their perfect 3-0 weekend in Knoxville with a hard-fought victory in the Volunteer Doubles, defeating William Disterdick and Pavels Grigorjevs of UT-Chattanooga. The set was tight, but the Broncos overcame the Mocs by a score of 8-6. The win capped a 5-2 weekend for Beckwith, who also won a pair of singles matches this weekend.

The Broncos will be back in action this week when they participate in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regional tournament.

Volunteer Draw Doubles
Beckwith/Payne (WMU) def. Disterdick/Grigorjevs (UT-Chattanooga) 8-6

White Singles Consolation Draw
Aaron Wong (WMU) def. Luis Elizondo (Louisville), def. (ns)
Ricardo Pineda (Wright State) def. Andrew Cahn (WMU) 6-1, 6-4

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