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    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Strong Kirchheimer advances to the second round of the tournament and plays tomorrow afternoon.
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    Strong Kirchheimer advances to the second round of the tournament and plays tomorrow afternoon.
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    Oct. 25, 2013

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    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Friday was a busy day for the Wildcats as play wrapped after one round of singles and three rounds of doubles competition.

    Junior Alberto Zanotti defeated Charlie Shin of Nebraska 7-5, 6-4 and goes on to face the number one seed, Michigan's Vlad Stefan, at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow. Sophomore Fedor Baev collected a win over Purdue's Diego Acosta 6-4, 6-2, and will go against ninth-seeded Collado Castells from Penn State at 10:15 a.m.

    Freshman Strong Kirchheimer moved into the second round after his opponent Barrett Franks of Michigan retired after the first set. Kirchheimer had won the first set 6-1. He will take on Nebraska's Vasileios Stravropoulos at 1 p.m. tomorrow afternoon.

    In a qualifying round, freshman Alp Horoz was knocked out by Michigan State's Mac Roy in a close match 7-6 (4), 6-4. He will play a consolation match against Purdue's Acosta Saturday morning at 8 a.m.

    In doubles competition, the duo of Baev and Kirchheimer won two matches before falling in the quarterfinals. In the first round, they defeated Nebraska's Clark-Shin 8-5, and followed that with a victory over Penn State's Collado Castells-Dolidze 8-3. They were knocked out by Nebraska's Herrmann-Treyz in the elite eight, falling 8-6.

    Horoz and Zanotti beat Blackwell-Boyer of Nebraska 8-5 in the opening round, but then fell to Michigan State's Jadun-Linders 8-6.

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

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