Men's Tennis Completes Day Two

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 16, 2006

NORMAN, Okla.--The University of Oklahoma men’s tennis team concluded their second day of play at the Navy Invitational in Annapolis, Md.


Junior Federico Chavarria faced Maryland’s Louis Lavalle in the No. 2 singles.  Victorious for the second time in singles play this tournament, Chavarria beat Lavalle in two sets winning 6-4, 6-3.


Competing at the No. 4 singles was Junior Ryan Thomas.  Thomas came out strong against Maryland’s Aaron Carr, winning the first set 6-4, but dropped the next two sets 0-6, 3-6 to lose the match.


Teaming up at No. 1 doubles, Chavarria and Thomas pulled out the win (8-5) against Maryland’s duo of Scott Fink and Lavalle.


Sophomore Sergey Avdeyev played in the No. 3 doubles pairing with Arkansas team member Dmitry Lebedev for the second time this tournament.  In a close win, 9-7, Avdeyev and Lebdev defeated the Arkansas and Maryland duo of John O’Rourke and Aaron Carr.


The Sooners finish the Navy Invitatational Sunday.




1.  Dmitry Vlaskin (UA) def. Scott Fink (UMD),  6-7, 7-6, 6-3   
2.  Federico Chavarria (OU) def. Louis Lavallee (UMD),  6-4, 6-3
3.  Dmitry Lebedev (UA) def. David Kwon (UMD),  4-6, 6-2, 6-1
4.  Aaron Carr (UMD) def. Ryan Thomas (OU),  4-6, 6-0, 6-3
5.  John O’Rourke (UMD) def. Jorge Villanueva (UA),  6-4, 6-1 


1.  Chavarria/Thomas (OU) def. Fink/Lavalle (UMD),  8-5
2.  Villanueva/Vlaskin (UA) def. Boris Fetbroyt/Kwon (UMD),  8-5
3.  Avdeyev/Lebedev (OU/UA) def. Carr/Rourke (UMD/UMD),  9-7



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