Razorback Doubles advance to semifinals at ITF Fayetteville Futures


FAYETTEVILLE, Arca. – The Arkansas men’s tennis team ended their fourth day at the ITF Fayetteville Futures with the singles and doubles main draw in action.

Junior Adrien Burdet started the day with his round of 16 singles match against Radu Mihai Papoe. Burdet lost the first set 2-6, staying close in the second, but going down 4-6.

In doubles, the American duo of Foster Rogers and Jake Sweeney took first place against Texas A&M’s AJ Catanzariti and Jody Maginley. The pair played a tight first set 4-6, losing the second 3-6 in the quarterfinals. Razorbacks Adrien Burdet and Melvin Manuel followed to close the night. The pair lost a tough first set 2-6, but came back in the second to force the tiebreaker. It was a tight game with the Arkansas pair coming out on top, 10-8.

Adrien Burdet and Melvin Manuel will play the semifinal match at 1:00 pm ET tomorrow on court one.

Fans are welcome all week with free admission. Matches will be broadcast on PlaySight.

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