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Kentucky Men’s Tennis Wraps-Up ITA Regionals

Kentucky Men’s Tennis Wraps-Up ITA Regionals

by Greg Welsh

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Freshman Charlelie Cosnet reached the Round of 16, while the doubles tandem of Alexandre LeBlanc and JJ Mercer advanced to the semifinals as Kentucky concluded play at the ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships on Sunday.

The tournament was co-hosted by the University of Louisville and Bellarmine University and featured five days of competition in both singles and doubles.

Six Wildcats took part in the proceedings, with Heman Nama, Jonathan Sorbo and Tate Sandman joining Cosnet, LeBlanc and Mercer in the field. In all, Kentucky posted seven victories in singles and five in doubles play.

The ‘Cats next head to Winston Salem, N.C. where they will partake in the Wake Forest Invitational, Oct. 28-30.

Full UK Results



Heman Nama (UK) def. Patrick Joss (Butler): 7-5, 6-0

Alexandre LeBlanc (UK) def. Kristoffer Stahlbrand (EKU): 6-2, 7-6 (5)

Jonathan Sorbo (UK) def. Matthew Nice (Bellarmine): 6-3, 6-4

Michael Andre (IU) def. Tate Sandman (UK): 6-1, 6-2

JJ Mercer (UK) def. Josef Zapletal (NKU): 6-2, 6-2

Charlelie Cosnet (UK) def. Trevor Ball (NKU): 6-4, 6-1


Dimitri Badra (ESTU) def. Heman Nama (UK): 6-1, 6-2

Luka Vukovic (IU) def. Alexandre LeBlanc (UK): 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6)

Pablo Alemany (Memphis) def. Jonathan Sorbo (UK): 6-4, 6-4

Thiago Pernas (ETSU) def. JJ Mercer (UK): 6-1, 1-6, 6-4

Charlelie Cosnet (UK) def. Niklas Von Hellens (Belmont): 6-3, 7-5


Charlelie Cosnet (UK) def. Juan Sebastian Zabala (Memphis): 6-0, 6-2


Etienne Donnet (Lou.) def. Charlelie Cosnet (UK): 7-6 (1), 6-2



Tate Sandman/Charlelie Cosnet (UK) def. Jack Batchelor/Kyle Tang (Bellarmine): 8-7 (4)

Alexandre LeBlanc/JJ Mercer (UK) def. Giovanni Becchis/Tom Bolton (Austin Peay): 8-4

Matt DeMarco/Connor Bruce (Dayton) def. Jonathan Sorbo/Heman Nama (UK): 8-5


Francisco Rocha/Oskar Brostrom Poulsen (MTSU) def. Tate Sandman/Charlelie Cosnet (UK): 8-1

Alexandre LeBlanc/JJ Mercer (UK) def. Alfred Wallin/Jack Randall (Belmont): 8-6


Alexandre LeBlanc/JJ Mercer (UK) def. Thiago Pernas/Peter Kalocsai (ETSU): 8-5


Alexandre LeBlanc/JJ Mercer (UK) def. Joubert Klopper/Macsen Sisam (Vanderbilt): 8-6


Natan Rodrigues/Fabien Salle (Louisville) def. Alexandre LeBlanc/ JJ Mercer (UK): 6-4, 7-5

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