Mikhail Bekker Advances at Wilson/ITA Eastern Regional

Blacksburg, Va. -- The University of Pennyslvania Men's Tennis team completed theirsecond day of play at the Wilson/ITA Northeastern Regional Tennis Championships held at Virginia Tech.

In singles action, sophomore Mikhail Bekker defeated Erez Cohen of Manhattan, 2-6, 7-6 (9), 6-1 to advance to the round of 32. He will take on Adil Shamasdin of Brown on Sunday. Also in the round of 64, senior Justin Lavner was defeated by Darius Craton of Priceton, 6-2, 6-1.

Four Quakers were slated to play in the consolation singles bracket on Saturday, but those rounds were cancelled.

Written by Jennifer Hildebrand, athletic communications assistant