Two More Wins Puts Swinnen in Fourth Round
Oct. 5, 2002
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Sven Swinnen continued his winning ways at the Icy Hot/ITA All-American Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn., winning two more matches. Swinnen defeated Justin Gaard of Iowa, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, and then knocked off Arizona's Paul Warkentin in straight sets to advance to the fourth round of the pre-qualifying singles tourney.
'He did really well today,' head coach Chris Russell said. 'He picked it up in the afternoon. He was making [Warkentin] really work.'
Swinnen came back from the tough three-setter and dispatched Warkentin, 6-4, 6-3. Swinnen's next match will take place Sunday at 9 a.m. against Pete Stroer of Texas.