(St. Paul, Minn) - The highlight of day two at the ITA Central Regionals came in doubles, as the duo of Tomas Patino and Abdul Alawadhi won both of their matches, including an upset of the eighth seeded team of Cliff Marslan/Alejandro Espejo Sanchez from Tulsa in the round of 32.
The pair will now compete in the round of 16 Saturday against Tin Ostojic/Erick Reyes from Wichita State.
Round of 64: Abdul Alawadhi/Tomas Patino (UMKC) def. Justin Abrams/Juan Diego Cuardrado (Bradley), 8-2
Nino Hasandedic/Daniil Ivanov (UMKC) received BYE
Round of 32: Alawadhi/Patino (UMKC) def. Cliff Marslan/Alejandro Espejo Sanchez (Tulsa), 8-6
Grant Ive/Tristan Jackson (Tulsa) def. Hasandedic/Ivanov (UMKC), 8-1
Round of 64 (Open Division): (1) Costin Paval (Oklahoma) def. Tomas Patino (UMKC), 6-0, 6-0
(7) Anis Ghorbel (Drake) def. Abdul Alawadhi (UMKC), 6-1, 6-4
Nino Hasandedic (UMKC) def. Rafael Cuadrillero (Southern Illinois), 6-4, 6-0
Round of 32 (Men's 20 Division): Daniil Ivanov (UMKC) def. Ben Yue (Western Ill.), 7-6 (6), 6-0
Round of 16 (Men's 20 Division): (1) Leonard Stakhovsky (Oklahoma) def. Daniil Ivanov (UMKC), 6-2, 7-5