Faria Advances in Singles at ITA Carolina Regional

       

Oct. 13, 2017

CARY, N.C. - Luiz Faria advanced to the third round of the ITA Carolina Regional on Friday as the Coastal Carolina men’s tennis team completed the first day of the event.

Faria began the bracket with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Daniel Stenger of Presbyterian. The junior then faced North Carolina’s Bo Boyden in the second round, once again dispatching his opponent in straight sets, 7-5, 6-3. His next match is set for Saturday versus Alan Gadjivev of Wake Forest.

The only other Chanticleer to advance past the opening round was Zak Talic. The sophomore defeated Presbyterian’s Alejandro Bejar in straight sets before falling to Maximillian Scholl of Gardner-Webb.

Gonzalez Achondo, Paul Boulay, Francesco Cori-Gamero and Juan Castellanos all fell in their respective first-round matches.

Action at the ITA Carolina Regional continues on Saturday with singles and the beginning of doubles.

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