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Cornea and Fox advance at Birmingham Futures

Blue Raider pair back in action Saturday

October 18, 2013 · @MTAthletics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Middle Tennessee men's tennis sophomores Victor Cornea and David Fox advanced Friday in the first round of the Birmingham Futures at the Highland Park Tennis Center.

Cornea was taken to three sets by Furman's Adam Steryous in his first match of the weekend. Cornea won the first set, 6-3, before falling in the second, 4-6. The Blue Raider sophomore closed out the first-round match with a convincing 6-1 third set victory.

Fox made quick work of Vasantkumar Krishnamurthy in his opening round match, downing his opponent in straight sets. Fox won the first set 6-0, before closing out the match with a 6-1 victory in the second.

Cornea and Fox return to action in Birmingham on Saturday.

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