Tinelli and McDermott Advance at Regional
Oct. 19, 2017

TOURNAMENT CENTRAL (Draws and Results)

PROVO, Utah - Matteo Tinelli and Ryland McDermott remain alive in doubles at the ITA Mountain Regional in Provo, Utah. The Boise State tandem defeated Utah State’s Sam Serrano and Jose Fernando Carvajal 8-6 to advance to the round of 16 on Friday.

The day opened with two of Boise State’s three doubles teams claiming wins. In addition to Tinelli and McDermott, Pedro Platzeck and Stefan Lalovic earned a 8-5 victory in the consolation bracket’s round of 32 over Northern Arizona’s Lucas Taylor and Thomas Fisher.

All seven Broncos played in singles consolation matches on Thursday after falling on Wednesday. The Heslin brothers, Jack and Tim, each split winning the fist before falling in the second. Jack Heslin advanced when his opponent defaulted in the round of 32, he then lost a tough one to BYU’s John Pearce 7-6(3), 7-5. Tim Heslin defeated Kevin Chau from UNLV 3-6, 6-2, 1-0(10-7) before falling 6-2, 6-2 to BYU’s Matt Pearce in the next round.

Stefan Lalovic won his lone singles contest of the day defeating Utah’s Azat Hankuliyev 6-2, 6-1. The ITA Mountain Region Championships continue on Friday at Provo, Utah, with Lalovic being the lone Bronco left in singles play. The freshman from Las Vegas will face Thomas Fisher from Northern Arizona at noon in the round of 16.

The doubles team of Tinelli and McDermott will also play on Friday in the main draws round of 16, while Platzeck and Lalovic will compete in the consolation round of 16, both start at 9 a.m.

ITA Mountain Region Championships
Oct. 18, 2017 at Provo, Utah
Host: Brigham Young (BYU Outdoor Courts)

Wednesday’s Results
Late scores fromWednesday

Thursday’s Schedule
Consolation Flight One Singles . . .
  • C64. Jack Heslin (BSU) def. Francis Filipovich (ISU) by default
  • C64. Chris Steele (NAU) def. Harvey Shackleton (BSU) 6-1, 7-5
  • C64. Tim Heslin (BSU) def. Kevin Chau (UNLV) 3-6, 6-2, 1-0(10-7)
  • C64. Tom Smalley (UNC) def. Matteo Tinelli (BSU) walkover (illness)

  • C32. John Pearce (BYU) DEF Jack Heslin (BSU) 7-6(3), 7-5
  • C32. Matthew Pearce (BYU) def. Tim Heslin (BSU) 6-2, 6-2
Consolation Flight Two Singles . . .
Main Draw Doubles . . .
  • 32. Matteo Tinelli/Ryland McDermott (BSU) def. Sam Serrano/Jose Fernando Carvajal (USU) 8-6
  • 32. Isaac Perez/Patrick Sklenka (AFA) def. Jack Heslin/Harvey Shackleton (BSU) 8-7
Consolation Doubles . . .
  • C32. Pedro Platzeck/Stefan Lalovic (BSU) def. Lucas Taylor/Thomas Fisher (NAU) 8-5
  • C32. *Tim Heslin (BSU)/Chase Stoner (Utah) def. Adam Hornby/Keegan Sullivan (ISU) 8-6
  • * = exhibition

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