Antons and Gruter Advance to Finals in Louisville
Oct. 13, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Indiana University men's tennis players Peter Antons and Santiago Gruter paired up to win two more doubles matches Saturday afternoon, advancing to the finals of the University of Louisville Invitational. The Hoosier tandem is competing in the doubles "A" flight.
Antons and Gruter began the day with an 8-5 win over Cleveland State's team of Ryan Hamning and Phil Orno in the second round. They then captured an 8-6 semifinal victory over Stephan Bruwer and Andrey Yesipov from the University of Tennessee-Martin. The doubles finals will be played on Sunday as Antons and Gruter take on Xavier's Chris Herrlinger and Doug Matthews.
Both Antons and Gruter won their first two singles matches on Friday, competing in the "A" singles flight. They were both defeated in the quarterfinals on Saturday, however. Antons suffered a 6-4, 6-2 loss to Alejandro Calligari (Louisville) while Gruter fell to Luka Marinkovic (Illinois State) by the same score.
Check back at IUHoosiers.com on Sunday to find out how the Hoosiers fared in the doubles finale.
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