September 14, 2012

Guillen, Jones unbeaten in singles play in Big Teal vs. Big Orange event

CONWAY, S.C. -- Campbell juniors Fernando Guillen and James Jones were unbeaten in singles play over the weekend in the Big Teal vs. Big Orange event hosted by Coastal Carolina.

Guillen did not lose a set in two singles matches against Coastal Carolina players.  The junior from San Louis, Potosi, Mexico defeated Garik Yedigarian 7-5, 6-3 in Round 1, then dispatched Yusuke Kusuda 6-2, 6-2 in Round 2.

The 2011 Atlantic Sun freshman of the year and 2012 Big South #2 singles regular season champion, Guillen also paired with seniro David Clavera to go 2-0 in doubles competition.

Clavera and Guillen down Matias Di Pasquale and Yedigarian 7-5 in round one, then dropped Ted Nilsson and Kusuda 6-1 in the second round.

A junior from Basel, Switzerland, Jones split sets with Hunter Whalen 2-6, 6-1 in the opening round before winning a super tie-breaker 10-6.  Jones then straight-setted Mo Hookaylo 6-4, 6-3 in the second round.

Overall, Campbell won 10 of the 15 singles matches contested between the Big South Conference rivals.   The Camels also claimed five of the seven doubles events.

Campbell continues its schedule Sept. 21-23 at the Elon Fall Invitational.

Big Teal vs. Big Orange

Round 1
Singles
Yusuke Kusuda (CCU) def. Adrien Rossignon (CAM) 2-6, 6-2, (10-3)
Fernando Guillen (CAM) def. Garik Yedigarian (CCU) 7-5, 6-3
Rik Van Gerwen (CAM) def. Leo Christofides (CCU) 6-4, 6-3
Ted Nilsson (CCU) def. David Clavera (CAM) 6-4, 6-2
Sam Barr (CCU) def. Josep Baro (CAM) 6-1, 6-2
James Jones (CAM) def. Hunter Whalen (CCU) 2-6, 6-1, (10-6)
Garrison Kinney (CAM) def. Mo Hookaylo (CCU) 6-4, 6-3
Doubles
Barr/Whalen (CCU) def. Jones/Kinney (CAM) 6-1
Rossignon/Baro (CAM) def. Nilsson/Kusuda (CCU) 7-5
Guillen/Clavera (CAM) def. Di Pasquale/Yedigarian (CCU) 7-5
Van Gerwen/Steven Billington (CAM) def. John Karle/Christofides (CCU) 6-1

Round 2
Singles
Guillen (CAM) def. Kusuda (CCU) 6-2, 6-2
Nilsson (CCU) def. Van Gerwen (CAM) 6-3, 6-3
Rossignon (CAM) def. Yedigarian (CCU) 7-5, 6-7, (10-5)
Clavera (CAM) def. Christofides (CCU) 7-6, 6-4
Billington (CAM) def. Barr (CCU) 6-4, 6-3
Baro (CAM) def. Whalen (CCU) 6-3, 6-7, (10-8)
Di Pasquale (CCU) def. Kinney (CAM) 6-2, 6-0
Jones (CAM) def. Hookaylo (CCU) 6-4, 6-3
Doubles
Di Pasquale/Yedigarian (CCU) def. Rossignon/Baro (CAM) 6-1
Guillen/Clavera (CAM) def. Nilsson/Kusuda (CCU) 6-4
Billington/Van Gerwen (CAM) def. Whalen/Barr (CCU) 6-4