|MTEN duo visits Las Vegas|
LAS VEGAS – Artemiy Nikitin and Cesar Torres of the Idaho men’s tennis team made the trip to Las Vegas, Nev., to compete in the Easley Classic over the weekend, and the Nikitin reached the Flight 1 singles quarterfinals.
Nikitin beat Grand Canyon’s Nicolas Moulin 5-7, 6-0, 6-3 in the first round to reach the quarterfinal, where he fell 6-2, 6-4 to Auburn’s Lukas Oller. In an additional match, Nikitin beat Arizona’s Matt Dunn 6-3, 6-3.
Torres fell to Alex Locci of Northern Arizona 6-7(4), 7-6(6), 6-2 in the Flight 2 first round before retiring in the consolation draw.
Torres and Nikitin fell 8-2 in the first round of doubles.