Deacs Begin Play at ITA Carolina Regional
Oct. 15, 2016

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Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeMTennis)

CARY, N.C. -- Wake Forest's Christian Seraphim and Skander Mansouri continued their strong play on Friday, as each won twice on the opening day of the ITA Carolina Regional.

Mansouri, the top seed at the event, cruised to a pair of straight set wins over Charlotte's Francis Pare (6-3, 6-3) and Charleston's Ryan Khan (6-1, 6-1).

Seraphim, the No. 13 seed, also won twice in straight sets over Furman's Alex Steryous (6-4, 6-1) and Elon's Mario Paccini (6-2, 6-3).

Alan Gadjiev battled back after dropping the first set to beat UNCW's Andres Torres in the first round, 6-7 (11), 6-2, 6-2. He was taken down by South Carolina's No. 4 seed, Gabriel Friedrich, 6-3, 6-3.

No. 8 seed Maksim Kan also earned a first-round win, beating South Carolina's Scotty Cameron, 6-0, 6-3. He fell in a back-and-forth second-round match to North Carolina's Bo Boyden, 5-7, 7-5, 6-1.

Both Sean Hill and Charles Parry rebounded after dropping their opening-round match with a win in the consolation bracket.

Singles play continues on Saturday, while doubles play begins.

ITA Carolina Regional Results
Rd. of 128: No. 1 seed Skander Mansouri (WF) def. Francis Pare (Charlotte), 6-3, 6-3
Rd. of 64: No. 1 seed Skander Mansouri (WF) def. Ryan Khan (Charleston), 6-1, 6-1
Rd. of 32: No. 1 seed Skander Mansouri (WF) vs. Leonardo Menezes (Charlotte), Saturday
Rd. of 128: No. 13 seed Christian Seraphim (WF) def. Alex Steryous (Furman), 6-4, 6-1
Rd. of 64: No. 13 seed Christian Seraphim (WF) def. Mario Paccini (Elon), 6-2, 6-3
Rd. of 32: No. 13 seed Christian Seraphim (WF) vs. Wood Benton (South Carolina), Saturday
Rd. of 128: No. 8 seed Maksim Kan (WF) def. Scotty Cameron (South Carolina), 6-0, 6-3
Rd. of 64: Bo Boyden (UNC) def. No. 8 seed Maksim Kan (WF), 5-7, 7-5, 6-1
Rd. of 128: Alan Gadjiev (WF) def. Andres Torres (UNCW), 6-7 (11), 6-2, 6-2
Rd. of 64: No. 4 seed Gabriel Friedrich (South Carolina) def. Alan Gadjiev (WF), 6-3, 6-3
Rd. of 128: No. 7 seed Robert Kelly (UNC) def. Sean Hill (WF), 6-1, 6-0
Cons.: Sean Hill (WF) def. Davide Callegari (NC Central), 6-4, 7-5
Rd. of 128: Thomas Mayronne (South Carolina) def. Charles Parry (WF), 6-0, 6-2
Cons.: Charles Parry (WF) def. Brooks Campbell (NC Central), 7-6 (1), 7-6 (2)