Nov. 2, 2008
Childs and Childs (no relation) No. 26 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association preseason doubles rankings, defeated Florida's Carlos Cueto and Joey Burkhardt 8-3 and went on to beat Miami's Keith Crowley and Ignacio Taboada 8-2 in the semifinals. Childs and Childs will face Auburn's Lukas Marsoun and Alexander Stamchev in Monday's title match.
In singles actions, No. 26 Austen Childs posted a 1-6, 6-0, 6-1 win over Florida State's Chris Cloer before falling to Florida's Tyler Hochwalt 7-6(5), 6-2 in the semifinals of the `A' draw.
Louisville Men's Tennis Results at Seminole Invitational
No. 26 Austen Childs (UL) d. Chris Cloer (FSU) 1-6, 6-0, 6-1
Tyler Hochwalt (UF) d. Childs (UL) 7-6(5), 6-2
No. 26 Austen Childs/Simon Childs (UL) d. Carlos Cueto/Joey Burkhardt (UF) 8-3
Childs/Childs d. Keith Crowley/Ignacio Taboada (UM) 8-2
Will face Lukas Marsoun/Alexander Stamchev (AUB) in Finals Monday