Bilinovich Advances To E Flight Championship

Bilinovich Advances To E Flight Championship

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Cleveland State men's tennis team had another successful day at the Purdue Fall Invitational Saturday, with freshman Clark Bilinovich earning an appearance in the championship match in the E Singles Flight.


Playing in the E Singles Flight, Bilinovich picked up a pair of wins Saturday to advance to the championship match of the draw tomorrow. Bilinovich, who stands at 3-0 in singles play this weekend, picked up a 6-2, 6-2 win over Illinois State's Cameron Petersen, followed by a 6-4, 7-5 win over Chicago State's George Botha. Bilinovich will now take on Leon Kah of Purdue Northwest at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.

Raul Teichmann split his matches in the D Singles Flight Saturday, notching a 6-4, 7-6 win over IUPUI's Sean Bailey before falling to Brian Pecyna of Valparaiso in the semifinals.

Matthew Terry picked up a consolation victory for the Vikings on Saturday, earning a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Purdue's Stephan Koenigsfest in the A Singles Draw.

Play at the Purdue Fall Invitational will conclude tomorrow (Sunday, October 7), beginning at 9:00 a.m.

A Singles Flight
Boris Spanjaard (DEP) def. Matthew Terry (CSU), 6-2, 7-5

A Singles Flight Consolation
Ling James (GB) def. Benjamin Slade (CSU), 6-4, 6-4
Matthew Terry (CSU) def. Stephan Koenigsfest (PUR), 6-3, 6-4

D Singles Flight
Raul Teichmann (CSU) def. Sean Bailey (IUPUI), 6-4, 7-6
Brian Pecyna (VALPO) def. Raul Teichmann (CSU), 6-3, 5-7, 1-0(8)

E Singles Flight
Clark Bilinovich (CSU) def. Cameron Petersen (ISU), 6-2, 6-2
Clark Bilinovich (CSU) def. George Botha (CHST), 6-4, 7-5
Francesco Bonacia (CHST) def. William Malm (CSU), 6-3, 6-4

E Singles Flight Consolation
William Malm (CSU) def. Lachian Napier (GB), W/O

F Singles Flight Consolation
Diego Herrera (ISU) def. Jack Santilli (CSU), 6-2, 7-5