Princeton, N.J. - Junior Eugen Brazdil was one of seven different Quakers to win a match on Friday between tournaments in Princeton and Georgetown.
Penn's No. 1 a season ago, Brazdil got the defense of his Flight A singles championship at Princeton off on the right foot on Friday by winning in three sets over Evan Bernstein of Cornell, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4. Freshman Ivan Turudic also competed in the Flight A, but lost his match in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0.
Also advancing at Princeton, was sophomore Lucas Andreika and senior Dmitry Bury. In Flight D, Andreika won 6-4, 6-4, and Bury also took his match in straight sets, 7-5, 7-5. In doubles, the duo of Brazdil and Andreika advanced to the semifinals of Flight A with a pair of victories (8-4, 8-3).
At Georgetown, four different Penn athletes advanced past the first round. Freshman Nikola Kocovic won a pair of matches in straight sets, winning 6-2, 6-2 and also 7-5, 6-0. Juniors Jason Lin, Phil Law and sophomore Rob Wong opened with straight set victories.