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MGCCC tennis player Chris Diep wins first-round match at NJCAA Nationals

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Chris Diep faced Glendale's Leo Rodriguez on Monday and Diep prevailed 6-0, 7-5 in No. 5 singles to advance against Harford's Bradley Schug 10:30 Tuesday morning.

The No. 2 doubles team of Noah Tippen and Brennan O'Keefe received a first-round bite and open play 1 p.m. Tuesday against David Fleix and Shimon Murukami of Mesa.

No. 1 singles had Bryan Allen of Gulf Coast falling to Jon Koons of Lewis & Clark 6-2, 6-2.

Sam Blackburn of Gulf Coast lost his No. 2 singles match to Harford's Tomas Parra in 3 sets 6-4, 6-7(8-6), 6-1.

In No. 3 singles, Noah Tippen lost to Cristian Pons of Jacksonville 6-2, 6-1.

No 4 singles, Brett Bowen fell to Daniel Stormon of Collins 6-2, 6-0.

No. 6 singles, Brennan O'Keefe lost in three sets to Prairie State's Sasa Bozic 2-6, 6-3, 6-1.

No. 1 doubles, Allan and Blackburn were defeated by Jack Riesse and Daniel Stormon of Collin 6-3, 6-1.

No. 3 doubles, Bowen and Diep dropped two sets to Tomas Dirube and Emmanuel Popadinec 6-2, 6-1.

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