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Glennon Picks Up First Ranked Win of Season
Friday, 10/25/2013
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 Junior Connor Glennon opened his day with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Wake Forest’s Jonathon Ho, then closed his afternoon with a 6-7, 7-6, 6-3 win over No. 96 ranked Austin Powell from North Carolina State for his first win of the year over a ranked opponent on day one of the Virginia Ranked +1 Invitational, Friday.

Glennon started the day with a win in doubles with teammate Cedric De Zutter. The duo downed Michigan’s team of Alex Petrone and Michael Zhu in the Silver doubles draw to advance to a match against the No. 1 seeded Virginia team of Huegas and Jones, Saturday.

De Zutter and Joe Salisbury split their singles competitions Friday. De Zutter won his opener against Wake Forest’s Jaya Billa, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5, and then went three sets with Georgia Tech’s Carlos Benito, falling 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. Salisbury took No. 94 Francisco Dias from George Washington to three sets and a tiebreak in his first match of the year, unfortunately getting edged 6-3, 4-6, 7-6. He then found himself down a set in his second match against Elon’s Stefan Fortmann, but battled back to win the next two sets, 7-5, 6-2.

David O’Hare was facing the blue singles’ draws top seed in the first round, and fell to Elon’s Cameron Silverman, the No. 34 ranked player in the country, 6-3, 6-4. He did not get a chance to get back on the court for the rest of Friday though, receiving a walk-over from Nicholas Jones and receiving a first round bye in doubles play with doubles partner Joe Salisbury.

Orange Singles

First Round – No. 91 Connor Glennon (Memphis) def. Jonathon Ho (Wake Forest), 6-3, 6-2
Quarterfinals – No. 91 Connor Glennon (Memphis) def. No. 96 Austin Powell (NC State), 6-7, 7-6, 6-3

Blue Singles
First Round –
No. 34 Cameron Silverman (Elon) def. David O’Hare (Memphis), 6-3, 6-4
Second Round – 
David O'Hare received a walkover

White Singles – 
First Round -- 
No. 94 Francisco Dias (George Washington) def. Joe Salisbury (Memphis), 6-3, 4-6, 7-6
Second Round –
 Joe Salisbury (Memphis) def. Stefan Fortmann (Elon), 3-6, 7-5, 6-2

Unranked Draw
First Round – 
Cedric De Zutter (Memphis) def. Jaya Billa (Wake Forest), 6-4, 4-6, 7-5
Second Round – Carlos Benito (Georgia Tech) def. Cedric De Zutter (Memphis), 6-4, 2-6, 6-4

Silver Doubles
First Round – 
Connor Glennon/Cedric De Zutter (Memphis) def. Alex Petrone/Michael Zhu (Michigan), 8-5