Redlicki advances to Open semis at Collegiate Invitational

FLUSHING, N.Y. — Former Razorback All-American Mike Redlicki advanced to the semifinals of the Collegiate Invitational, a part of the U.S. Open, on Thursday.

A few months removed from his time at Arkansas, Redlicki defeated Christopher Eubanks of Georgia Tech 6-2, 6-4 to advance to Friday’s semifinals against Brandon Holt of the University of Southern California.

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Friday’s match will begin at 11:00 a.m. Eubanks previously had won two main draw pro matches in Atlanta this summer and was a main draw of the the pro draw at the U.S. Open.

“The Razorbacks are very proud of Mike,” said Arkansas head coach Andy Jackson. “We are pulling hard for him to continue to play well.”

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Last season in Flushing, Redlicki defeated the top collegiate player in Mikael Torpegaard of Ohio State 6-4, 6-3 to capture the ITA/USTA National Indoor Championship.

During his senior year in Fayetteville, the lefty finished 28-11 overall, including a 20-8 mark against ranked competition. He wrapped up his collegiate career ranked as the No. 12 singles player in the country, the fourth highest in the Southeastern Conference. At the NCAA Championships, Redlicki advanced to the round of 32.

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