CARY, N.C. – The Duke men’s tennis team continued its success at the Duke James Bonk Invite on Saturday, registering eight singles victories and two doubles wins to close out the second day of competition at the Cary Tennis Park.
Junior Jason Lapidus once again highlighted the action for the Blue Devils as he went 2-0 in singles and 1-0 in doubles action, winning the A1 doubles draw with classmate Catalin Mateas. Lapidus and Mateas took down Princeton’s Kial Kaiser and Diego Vives 8-3 to win the title. Freshman Sean Sculley and sophomore Nick Stachowiak defeated N.C. State’s Michael Ogden and Georgiy Malyshev 8-5 to win the consolation final of the A1 flight.
The Blue Devils return to action to close out the Duke James Bonk Invite tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. with freshman Spencer Furman and Lapidus playing for singles flight titles.
Round of 16 (A2)
No. 76 Felipe Sarrasague (Elon) def. Sean Sculley (Duke) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
Ryan Dickerson (Duke) def. Felipe Osses-Konig (Elon) 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
Georgly Malyshev (N.C. State) def. No. 61 Catalin Mateas (Duke) 4-6, 7-5, 6-3
Ryan Dickerson (Duke) def. Brandon Laubser (Auburn) 6-1, 6-4
Georgiy Malyshev (NCSU) def. Ryan Dickerson (Duke) 6-3, 7-5
Round of 16 (B)
Jason Lapidus (Duke) def. Sean Hannity (Wake Forest) 6-3, 6-2
Jason Lapidus (Duke) def. Louis Ishizaka (VCU) 6-4, 6-4
Jason Lapidus (Duke) def. Jacob Bicknell (Elon) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
Sean Sculley/Nick Stachowiak (Duke) def. Maximillian Scholl/Breno Plentz (Gardner-Webb) 8-3
Jason Lapidus/Catalin Mateas (Duke) def. Nilo Duarte/Sahil Deshmukh (North Florida) 8-7 (8-6)