Kendrick Wins Two, Rolls to Semifinal Round at Men's Rolex
February 5, 1999
Dallas, Texas - Washington men's tennis player Robert Kendrick defeated two ranked opponents today in the Rolex National Intercollegiate Indoor Championship held at the Brookhaven Country Club.
The eighth-ranked Husky sophomore breezed by fourth-ranked Mark Loughrin of Wisconsin 6-1, 6-0 in the Round of 16 to begin the day and defeated Rice's 15th-ranked Efe Ustundag in the quarterfinal round 6-7, 6-4, 6-4. He faces 10th-ranked Peter Handoyo of Tennessee tomorrow in the semifinal round. Finals are set for Sunday.
Kendrick improved his record to 14-2 and has won nine straight matches, including victories over eight of nine ranked opponents.
Rolex National Intercollegiate Indoor ChampionshipAt Dallas, Texas
Round of 16
Robert Kendrick (UW) d. Mark Loughrin (WISC) 6-1, 6-0
Quarterfinal Round Robert Kendrick (UW) d. Efe Ustundag (RICE) 6-7, 6-4, 6-4