College of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior Niklas Gerdes is the Southern Convention Males’s Tennis Participant of the Week for all fits performed Jan. 10-20, the convention introduced these days.
Gerdes is the primary Moc to win the award since Guide Barroetavena on Feb. 12, 2013.
He led UTC to a 2-1 get started with a 6-1 loss to Alabama and 6-1 wins over Appalachian State and Union School. For my part, he went 3-Zero in singles and doubles at the opening weekend.
All 3 of Gerdes’s singles wins got here at No. 1 and all 3 had been in immediately units. Gerdes defeated Alabama’s Riccardo Roberto, ranked No. 96 nationally, 6-0, 6-Four on Jan. 18.
The following day, he earned a resounding 6-0, 6-Zero win over Appalachian State’s Milo Bargeron prior to downing Union’s Lois Castellon 6-2, 6-2 later that afternoon.
In doubles motion, the local of Geestland, Germany, went 3-Zero at No. 2 with teammate Tomas Rodriguez. In opposition to Alabama, the duo beat Roberto and Jeremy Gschwendtner, 6-3. On Jan. 20, the pair picked up a 6-2 win towards Appalachian State and 6-1 win over Union.
Chattanooga returns to the court docket on Jan. 25 at Austin Peay. The following house fit is Feb. 1 towards Presbyterian at 1:00 p.m. at McCallie’s Strang-Voges Tennis Heart.