Philipp Seifert has advanced to the finals of the A Draw consolation at the UT Men's Invitational.

Men's Tennis

Seifert to Play in Consolation Final

Nov. 6, 2010

Rice University freshman Philipp Seifert posted a 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 win over Florida's Billy Federhofer to advance to the A Draw consolation finals at the UT Men's Invitational. Seifert will take on Oklahoma's Tsvetan Mihov Sunday at 9 a.m.

Seifert was slated to play the tournament's No. 1 seed, Miami's Christian Blocker Saturday morning in the consolation quarterfinals. He advanced to the semifinals after Blocker withdrew due to an injury.

Federhofer posted a 7-6, 6-2 win over Rice's Sam Garforth-Bles in the consolation quarterfinals to advance to the semifinals.

In the B Draw, Rice's Andy Wang defeated UTSA's Jannick Junger 7-6, 7-6 before losing to Texas A&M's Austin Klores 6-1, 6-2 in the consolation draw's semifinals.

Jonathan Chang and Garforth-Bles suffered an 8-3 loss to the tournament's top-seeded team of Kellen Damico and David Holiner late Friday.

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