Sept. 20, 2013
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The first day of the Purdue invite was delayed three times due to inclement weather, forcing much of the action indoors. Due to the inclement weather, a number of singles and doubles matches scheduled for today were postponed and will resume play tomorrow morning. Eight of the nine Hawkeyes were able to play their singles matches today, with Michael Swank's opening match was delayed until tomorrow morning.
Alden won his Flight B matchup against Freddy Abunk of Xavier 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. He moves on to face Mateus Silva (Purdue), the No. 3 seed in Flight B.
Tomlins defeated Derek Reinbold of Case Western by a 5-7, 7-6(5), 6-1 score to move on to face Gerard Guell of IPFW in the Flight C bracket.
Hallestrand, making his collegiate tennis debut, beat Rob Torsch of Xavier 1-6, 6-3,6-3. He will play Pat O'Neill of IUPUI tomorrow in Flight C action.
Andres Estenssoro defeated Garret Cona of Toledo 7-5, 6-1. He will face Charlie Emhardt of Valparaiso.
Flight C Singles
Chase Tomlins (UI) def. Derek Reinbold (Case Western): 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-1
Matt Hamilton (WMU) def. Joey White (UI): 6-2, 6-4
Nils Hallestrand (UI) def. Rob Torsch (Xavier): 1-6, 6-3, 6-3