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    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Mihir Kumar came back to win a three-set match to move to the second round of the singles draw.
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    Mihir Kumar came back to win a three-set match to move to the second round of the singles draw.
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    Oct. 18, 2013

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    COLUMBUS, Ohio. -- Northwestern completed the first rounds of the main singles draw and doubles play Friday at Ohio State.

    Junior Alex Pasareanu, sophomore Mihir Kumar, and freshmen Sam Shropshire and Konrad Zieba all notched victories in the opening round of the main singles draw. Fedor Baev fell to Notre Dame's #2 seeded Greg Andrews 6-3, 7-6, and freshman Strong Kirchheimer fell to Marquette's Dan Mamalat 6-3, 6-1.

    Junior Alberto Zanotti fell to Sten Leusink of DePaul 6-4, 6-4 in the third round of qualifying singles.

    In doubles play, Kirchheimer-Zanotti, Shropshire-Kumar, and Horoz-Zieba all moved to the second round with wins. Pasareanu-Baev were knocked out by Torrellas-Eisner of Illinois State 8-5.

    A complete listing of Friday's results is below.

    The tournament continues Saturday with the second and third rounds of the singles and doubles draws.

    For the complete schedule and more information, visit the tournament page.

    Singles Qualifying Third Round
    Sten Leusink (DePaul) def. Alberto Zanotti (NU), 6-4, 6-4

    Singles First Round
    Alex Pasareanu (NU) def. Patryk Koscielski (Detroit), 6-4, 6-4
    Sam Shropshire (NU) def. Sten Leuskink (DePaul), 6-2, 6-2
    Mihir Kumar (NU) def. Ali Shabib (Cleveland State), 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
    Dan Mamalat (Marquette) def. Strong Kirchheimer, 6-3, 6-1
    Konrad Zieba (NU) def. David Vieyra (DePaul), 6-3, 7-6
    Greg Andrews (Notre Dame) def. Fedor Baev (NU), 6-3, 7-6

    Doubles First Round
    Torrellas-Eisner (Illinois State) def. Pasareanu-Baev (NU), 8-5
    Kirchheimer-Zanotti (NU) def. Mamalat-Teofanovic (Marquette), 8-6
    Shropshire-Kumar (NU) def. Muresan-Noboa (Chicago State), 8-3
    Horoz-Zieba (NU) def. Rossi-Gardiner (Michigan), 8-6

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