Men’s Tennis Player of the Week: Eirik Groner, Lander

Men’s Tennis Player of the Week: Eirik Groner, Lander

Groner went 3-0 in both singles and doubles to open the 2018 season.  The junior from Oslo, Norway, defeated Mount Olive’s Armando Ferreira 6-1, 6-1 at #1 singles, then beat Newberry’s Jose Navarro 2-6, 6-0, 6-0 and Wingate’s Josep Canyadell 6-0, 6-0 at #2 singles.  He partnered with Gabriel Couto in doubles, winning their first two matches 8-3 and taking out Wingate’s Giacomini and Jones 9-7. Ranked #33 in the nation, Groner helped the Bearcats to the City of Florence Invitational title.

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