ST. LOUIS - The Saint Louis tennis teams enjoyed a successful opening to their fall season at the Billiken Classic, played Sept. 7-8 at Dwight Davis Tennis Center.
In the women's competition, Stephanie Hollis and Mia Elmore captured first place in the No. 1 singles and No. 2 singles round-robins, respectively, while Brooke Urzendowski tied for first in the No. 3 singles round-robin. Madison Cook won the Silver singles draw, followed by teammates Madeline Jolly and Natalia Yacaman.
The Billiken men picked up four first-place finishes. Pat Kella won the White singles draw, and Luis Miguel Flores topped the field in the Silver singles draw. Nishaad Balachandran and Yehia El Sallaly teamed for a victory in the doubles draw, while Joe Flanagan and Drew Feder tied for first in the doubles round-robin. Flanagan was the runner-up in the Blue singles draw.Both Billiken teams are back in action Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Lindenwood. The matches get underway at 3:30 p.m.