ATLANTA- The Georgia State men’s tennis team will send three Panthers to the Mercer Invitational this weekend in Macon, Ga. for the third tournament of the fall season.
Junior Giles Hussey will open the Buccaneers Flight as the No. 5 seed, earning a bye in the Round of 32 and facing either Jiaqi Duan or Aljaz Kaplja in the Round of 16.
Freshmen Kevin Huynh and Andrei Duarte will also compete in the tournament, both earning a bye and playing as the No. 4 seed in their respective brackets. Huynh will face either Jordi Blanchar of Jacksonville State or Fernando Bernardes of USC Upstate in the Jets Flight, while Duarte will play either Chris Andre or Sachin Khurana.
In doubles play, Hussey and Huynh will pair up in the Cowboys Flight as the No. 3 seed. The duo earns a bye as a seeded pair and will face either Alvaro Arias and Brian Wilson or Ankush Arora and Bernardes. Duarte will pair with Leandro Otero of Middle Georgia to face Timo Kiesslich and Aleh Drobysh of Austin Peay.
Play will begin at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning and will continue through Sunday afternoon.