McCourt Advances to Final at Lakewood Ranch Invitational
Zack McCourt upended his second ITA-ranked opponent in as many days Saturday at the Lakewood Ranch Invitational, advancing to the event's final round Sunday at noon.
McCourt defeated 52nd-ranked Florent Diep of Florida 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 and will face Jordi Vives of Florida Gulf Coast for the event title.
Friday, McCourt beat 51st-ranked Harrison Richmond of Virginia in the Round of 16 to advance to Saturday's quarterfinal, where he defeated Duke's Bruno Semenzato, 6-1, 6-2.
McCourt was one of two Tigers to play Saturday, as Mohamed El Tonbari fell to Jack Findel-Hawkins of North Florida in a consolation match.
Men's Singles (Saturday)
Quarterfinal: Zack McCourt (Prin) def. Bruno Semenzato (Duke), 6-1, 6-2
Semifinal: McCourt (Prin) def. (52) Florent Diep (Florida), 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
Consolation quarterfinal: Jack Findel-Hawkins (N. Florida) def. Mohamed El Tonbari (Prin), 6-0, 6-2
Men's Singles (Friday)
Round of 32: Zack McCourt (P) def. Christopher Perrigan (FGCU), 6-0, 6-4
Round of 32: Luca Corinteli (Virginia) def. Mohamed El Tonbari (P), 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
Round of 16: McCourt (P) def. (51) Harrison Richmond (Virginia), 4-6, 6-1, 6-4
Consolation: El Tonbari (P) def. Bernardo Craveiro (N. Florida), 6-2, 6-2
Men's Doubles (Friday)
Round of 16: Tianyu Bao/Lance Lvovsky (FGCU) def. Mohamed El Tonbari/Zack McCourt (P), 8-4