Sophomore Tomasz Grsyb defeated Ronson Taylor of Northern Arizona University in singles in the opening day of the ITA Region Championships.
In the qualifying round of the singles, sophomore Tomasz Grzyb downed Northern Arizona's Ronson Taylor (6-2, 6-1), while freshman Miron Mann defeated Utah State's Hannos Schenk (6-3, 6-4). Utah State's Hungsoon Park defeated freshman Jason Yap (6-3, 6-3). Freshman Ryan Scott fell to Montana State's Adam Stutts (6-4, 6-7, 7-5) and Utah State's Jason Trask downed freshman Dantley Young (6-1, 6-0).
In doubles play, the Utes fared well. In the first round Grzyb teamed up with Yap to defeat Boise State's Klemann/Roghaar (9-8). Scott/Young fell to Montana State's Carl/Gebicki (8-6).
In the second round of doubles, Grsyb/Yap beat Brigham Young's Bradshaw/Sperry (8-5). After a bye in the first round, senior Roeland Brateanu and Mann downed Montana State's Olsen/Stutts (8-4).
Competition continues Thursday with two rounds of the singles main draw.
Tomasz Grzyb def. Ronson Taylor (NAU) 6-2, 6-1 Miron Mann def. Hannos Schenk (USU) 6-3,6-4 Hungsoon Park (USU) def. Jason Yap 6-3, 6-3 Adam Stutts (MSU) def. Ryan Scott 6-4, 6-7, 7-5 Jason Trask (USU) def. Dantley Young 6-1, 6-0
Grsyb/Yap def. Klemann/Roghaar (BSU) 9-8 Carl/Gebicki (MSU) def. Scott/Young 8-6
Grsyb/Yap def. Bradshaw/Sperry (BYU) 8-5 Brateanu/Mann def. Olsen/Stutts (MSU) 8-4