CARY, N.C. – The Duke men’s tennis team concluded competition at the Duke James Bonk Invite today at the Cary Tennis Park with five singles wins and two draw titles.
Junior Jason Lapidus rounded out a successful weekend by taking his first collegiate career singles title in the B singles draw. Lapidus defeated Charlotte’s Sam Rice 6-4, 6-3.
Sophomore Spencer Furman also picked up a title today in the finals of the A1 bracket. Furman, the top-seeded player in the draw, defeated second-seeded Simon Soendegaard of North Carolina 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.
The Blue Devils will be back in action Sept. 30, traveling to Tulsa, Okla., for the ITA All-American.
No. 44 Spencer Furman (Duke) def. Simon Soendegaard (North Carolina) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
Third Place (A1)
Nick Stachowiak (Duke) def. Mario Paccini (Elon) 6-2, 6-2
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
Third Place (A2)
Ryan Dickerson (Duke) def. Igor Saveljic (N.C. State) 6-2, 6-3
Consolation Third Place (A2)
Sean Sculley (Duke) def. Leonardo Menezes (Charlotte) 6-1, 6-2
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
Jason Lapidus (Duke) def. Sam Rice (Charlotte) 6-4, 6-3
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)