For Monday, January 24, 2011
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 24, 2011
Hawaii Pacific University freshman Peter Michnev of the Czech Republic upset No. 5 seed Alex Satschko of Germany to advance in the qualifying draw of the Honolulu Challenger tennis tournament yesterday.
Michnev lost the first set, but recovered for a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 victory at Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park.
Seven other matches were held yesterday, and the eight winners play in the qualifying-draw semifinals today.
Main-draw matches start tomorrow.
Four University of Hawaii teams competed in the two-day Peter Wenner Rainbow Invite sailing regatta that finished yesterday at Keehi Lagoon.
Rainbows 1, a coed team with Tahnee Allman, William Petersen, Zachary Hester and Laura Hughes, scored 93 points and finished three points ahead of runner-up UC Irvine.
Rainbows 4, with Hannah Tuson-Turner, Hanne Nagatani and Madeline Kennedy, placed third overall and was the women's top finisher.
Rainbows 2, a coed team, took fourth overall.