Illinois Pushes Past Quarterfinal Action; Anderson and Doubles Duo Advance

Junior Kevin Anderson is one of two players to still be alive in both singles and doubles draws.

Junior Kevin Anderson is one of two players to still be alive in both singles and doubles draws.

May 27, 2007

ATHENS, Ga. - On quarterfinal day at the 2007 NCAA Championships, the Illinois men's tennis team remained highly represented in both the singles and doubles competition as Illini Orange and Blue flew high over Georgia. No. 5-ranked Kevin Anderson advanced in singles, while No. 8-ranked Anderson and Ryan Rowe moved on as well, with both heading to the semifinals to be played Sunday, May 27 at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

Anderson is set to face No. 2-seeded Somdev Devvarman of Virginia at noon ET, while Anderson and Rowe, the defending NCAA doubles champions, advanced to their second straight semifinal appearance in as many years and will face No. 9-ranked Mariusz Adamski and Todd Paul of Wake Forest. The match is tentatively set for a 4:30 p.m. ET and 3:30 p.m. CT start, as players involved in both the singles and doubles championships get a minimum of two hours between matches. Full Story

 


 

 

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