PLANO, Texas - The 2013 Harford men's tennis season is
winding down after some quality matches on Thursday at the 2013
NJCAA National Tournament. The Fighting Owls No. 1 doubles team
will play for the backdraw title on Friday morning.
Farai Chiridza and Tyler Cook defeated McHenry's Dylan Clark and Matt Miller in the consolation semifinals 6-1, 6-4 to advance to the bacjdraw finals where they will face the second-ranked duo from Tyler CC, Mitchell and James Martell. Chiridza will vie for his second career NJCAA backdraw title after winning the 2012 backdraw at No. 3 singles.
Soren Sibbesen reached the semifinals in the backdraw of No. 6 singles, winning 7-6(3), 3-6, 11-9 on Thursday in the resumed quarterfinals before falling in the tiebreaker in the semis to Mesa's Jon Turoczy, 4-6, 6-3, 10-7.
Brandon Wolf was defeated in the semifinals of the backdraw at No. 4 singles to No. 3 Luis Hernandez, 6-0, 6-0.
At No. 2 doubles, Vladislav Sluchenkov and Wolf fell 6-0, 6-1 to ABAC's Michael Bailey and Dragomir Culjat in the backdraw quarterfinals.
Follow along on Chiridza/Cook's final match here.