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Gamecocks Start Strong at Carolina Regional
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Gamecocks Start Strong at Carolina Regional

A total of five Carolina men's tennis players advanced to Saturday's third round of main draw singles action.

CARY, N.C.- South Carolina men’s tennis had five total players advance into Saturday’s third round of the singles main draw at the 2018 ITA Carolina Region Championships.  The Gamecocks will also have four doubles tandems compete in Saturday’s opening round of doubles play.

Top-seeded No. 27 Paul Jubb quickly made his way past is first two opponents with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Appalachian State’s Ben Webster before finishing day one with a 6-1, 6-3 decision over Felipe Sarrasague (Elon).

Yancy Dennis improved to 9-3 in his career in singles play at the ITA Regionals and dropped just a single game on day won winning 6-1, 6-0 and 6-0, 6-0 in the first two rounds, respectively.

A trio of Gamecock true freshman (Raphael Lambling, Joe Brailovsky, and Daniel Rodrigues) will join Jubb and Dennis in the round of 32 which is set to begin Saturday afternoon following doubles play.

Gamecock First Round Singles Matches:
– No. 27 Paul Jubb (1) def. Ben Webster (App State) 6-0, 6-0
– Yancy Dennis (11) def. Nicolas Arduh (NCATS) 6-1, 6-0
– Beau Pelletier def. No. 74 Yuval Solomon (6) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
– Raphael Lambling def. Will Bissett (ECU) 6-0, 6-0
– Patrick Cacciatore def. Thanos Spyropoulos (NCCU) 6-1, 6-1
– Joseph Brailovsky def. Robert Maciag (Duke) 6-3, 1-6, 6-4
– Daniel Rodrigues (16) def. Alex Pavkovich (App State) 6-0, 6-3 
– Jake Beasley vs. Hayden Faulkenbury (NCATS)- 1 p.m. 

Gamecock Second Round Singles Matches:
– No. 27 Paul Jubb (1) def. Ben Wayand (UNCC) 6-1, 6-3
– Yancy Dennis (11) def. Wisse Jonker (ECU) 6-0, 6-0
– Oli Nolan (UNCA) def. Beau Pelletier 7-5, 5-7, 6-4
– Raphael Lambling def. Charlie Morkel (UNCA) 6-2, 6-2 
– Igor Saveljic (10) (NCSU) def. Patrick Cacciatore 6-3, 6-2
– Joseph Brailovsky def. Simon Baudry (3) (CLEMSON) 7-5, 6-1
– Daniel Rodrigues (16) def. Pyry Hyrkkoken (COASTAL) 6-2, 4-6, 7-5
– No. 91 Bar Botzer (2) def. Jake Beasley 6-3, 6-2

Gamecock First Round Doubles Matches:
– Jake Beasley/Joe Brailovsky vs. Raphael Calzi/Dustin Werner (CAMPBELL), 8:30 a.m.
– Beau Pelletier/Patrick Cacciatore vs. Austin Hussey/Austin Savarino (7) (UNCW), 8:30 a.m.
– Raphael Lambling/Daniel Rodrigues (8) vs Max Benson/Castillo Lopez (PRESBY), 9:30 a.m.
– No. 49 Yancy Dennis/ Paul Jubb, bye

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