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Clemson Men’s Tennis Players Capture Singles Titles At Harvard Tournament

Clemson Men’s Tennis Players Capture Singles Titles At Harvard Tournament

Feb. 1, 2000

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Clemson tennis players Sandon Barth and Marko Gojanovic each won singles titles this past weekend at the Harvard Winter Invitational Tennis Tournament. Gojanovic won the main draw “A” Flight title while Barth captured the main draw “C” Flight championship.

Gojanovic, a sophomore, was unseeded in the tournament but won four straight matches over three days. In the first round played on Friday, he defeated the third seed Greg Royce from Yale 6-3, 7-6. On Saturday in semifinals Gojanovic again defeated a seeded opponent as he upended the second seeded Mike Dektas from West Virginia by a score of 7-6, 6-3. In the finals played on Sunday he beat the fourth seeded Dave Lingman from Harvard 6-1, 6-2.

Barth, a senior, was the second seed of his division and won three straight matches after receiving a first round bye. In the finals, Barth knocked off Kevin Bielen from Rutgers 6-3, 6-1. In the semifinals Bielen had defeated the top seeded Mickey Kaplan of Columbia.

Round by Round of Gojanovic’s Title-“A” Division Main Draw

First Round: defeated third seed Greg Royce (Yale), 6-3, 7-6 Second Round: defeated Steve Millerman (Columbia), 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 Semifinals: defeated second seed Mike Dektas (West Virginia), 7-6, 6-3 Finals: defeated fourth seed Dave Lingman (Harvard), 6-1, 6-2

Round by Round of Barth’s Title-“C” Division Main Draw

First Round: Bye Second Round: defeated David Weinstein (Harvard), 7-5, 6-4 Semifinals: defeated Ki-Teh Kim (Harvard), 6-3, 6-3 Finals: defeated Kevin Bielen (Rutgers), 6-3, 6-1

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