SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Ramiro Blanco claimed the men's singles crown and teamed with Matthias Kidler to claim the doubles championship at the 2011 USC Upstate Fall Classic on Sunday at the Upstate Tennis Complex.
Ramiro Blanco defeated his younger brother, Gonzalo Blanco, in straight sets to claim the men's singles championship. The elder Blanco claimed the first set after winning the tie breaker, 7-3. Ramiro Blanco claimed the second set by a score of 6-1.
In another all-Upstate final, Ramiro Blanco and Matthias Kidler defeated Edgar Rodriguez and Yvon Haessig, 8-4, to claim the men's doubles crown.
In women's singles action, Talia Rojas fell to Karina Kedzo (ETSU) in the semifinals. Kedzo claimed the victory in straight sets (6-2, 6-1). The Spartan duo of Rojas and Isabel von Stryk fell in the semifinals to Kedzo/Diana Navrostska by a score of 8-3.