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MTEN | Gaels Fight Hard on First Day in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Saint Mary's opened play at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic on Friday but unfortunately dropped all three matches the team participated in during the first round.

In the singles Round of 64, Damon Kesaris took on Kentucky's Alexandre LeBlanc while James Watt faced off with Illinois' Siphosothando Montsi.

Kesaris was edged in the first set of his match, 7-6(4) before falling 6-1 in the second set. Watt was defeated in straight sets as well, 6-3, 6-1.

On the doubles courts, Kesaris and Watt went up against Alabama's Kaukovalta / Zhou, the fifth-seed in the 32-pair draw.