Georgia Tech started off its dual match play for the 2021 season on a high note, sweeping its doubleheader against Kennesaw State on Thursday evening at Ken Byers Tennis Complex. The Yellow Jackets took the first match 7-0 before clinching the second, 7-0. With the pair of wins the Yellow Jackets open the year up at 2-0.
In its first match of the doubleheader, Georgia Tech got off to a hot start inside as the No. 41 ranked doubles duo of Andres Martin and Keshav Chopra went 6-0 on court one against Sergio Ingles/Daniel Botti. Brandon McKinney and Zummy Bauer made quick work of court three, topping Harvey Conway/Gaston Muhammad 6-3 to clinch the doubles point.
Martin, the No. 39 ranked singles player, grabbed another point for the Jackets, taking down Sebastian Osorio 6-2, 6-2, on court one. Then, Brandon Freestone defeated Daniel Botti, 6-2, 6-3, on court five to put the Jackets up 3-0. True freshman Chen Dong followed suit, topping Harvey Conway, 6-4, 6-0, to clinch the win for Georgia Tech. Chopra, McKinney and Pablo Schelcher also picked up singles wins to give Tech a dominant 7-0 victory in the first match of the doubleheader.