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APSU Mens Tennis’ Manuel Montenegro advances to consolation semifinals

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – Sophomore Manuel Montenegro, the lone remaining member of the Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team, advanced to the consolation semifinals of the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals, at Vanderbilt’s Currey Tennis Center.

Austin Peay's Manuel Montenegro heads to consolation semifinals ITA Ohio Valley Regionals. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay’s Manuel Montenegro heads to consolation semifinals ITA Ohio Valley Regionals. (APSU Sports Information)

Montenegro, a native of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, started his Saturday with a victory when Eastern Kentucky’s Alex Alvero withdrew from the tournament due to injury.

In the consolation quarterfinals, Montenegro faced off with Memphis’ Patrick Mayer.

After winning the first set, 6-4, Montenegro dropped the second set 1-6, but earned a 10-7 victory in the third set super tiebreak to advance

In the consolation semifinals where he will face ETSU’s Sebastian Yllera at 9:00am, Sunday.  The winner will advance to take on either ETSU’s Connor Huertas or Middle Tennessee’s Dima Zhymantovich in the consolation final, to be played immediately after the semifinal matches.

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