Jason Yap and teammate Nick Coutts advance to semifinals in doubles play.
Sept. 24, 2005
DENVER, Colo. - The Utah men's tennis team ended the second day at the Denver Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Nick Coutts and Jason Yap defeated Gerhard Posch and Adrian Szatmary, 8-4. The duo will play in the semifinals on Sunday against Daniel Andrus and Francois VanderMerwe at 11:00 a.m.
In Flight B consolation play two singles players advanced. Ryan Scott defeated Derek Lynch in the quarterfinals (6-0, 6-4), and Justin Rofel (6-0, 6-2) in the semifinals. He will play in the finals Sunday.
Also in Flight B consolation, Dan Mascall defeated Karhik Raju in quarterfinals 6-4, 6-3. He will compete in the semifinals Sunday at 8:00 a.m. against Karl Jones.
DENVER INVITATIONAL - DAY 2 RESULTS Singles Quarterfinals Jan Zelezny def. Nick Coutts (Utah); 7-6, 7-6 Jason Labrosse def. Jason Yap (Utah); 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 Wes Hancock (Utah) def. Chandler Brass; 6-2, 6-0
Round of 16 Doubles James Clow/ Karl Jones def. Zach Ganger/ Miron Mann (Utah); Ret (ill) Nick Coutts/ Jason Yap (Utah) def. Gerhard Posch/ Adrian Szatmary; 8-4 Tomasz Grzyb/ Dan Mascall (Utah) def. Eric Molnar/ Chad Tsuda; 9-8(5) Adam Holmstrom/ Niklas Persson def. Wes Hancock/ Ryan Scott (Utah); 8-1
Singles Semifinals Francois VanderMerwe def. Wes Hancock (Utah); 6-1, 6-4
Flight B Consolation Semifinals Ryan Scott (Utah) def. Justin Rofel; 6-0, 6-2