Andrew Li wins deciding match in three-set battle to send Yellow Jackets to quarterfinals
The Yellow Jackets will face Virginia Tech on Thursday, April 26 at 2:30 p.m.
Divar, Gresk, Kay and Melendez earn singles wins; Divar and Kay advance in doubles
Junior Phillip Gresk advances to second day of qualifying with 2-0 opening day
Georgia Tech men’s tennis not-so-newcomers Phillip Gresk and Chris Yun carved different paths to The Flats
2016-17 (Sophomore): Match-by-Match
Posted a 7-10 mark in singles play ... Won the Division II doubles title with Cole Fiegel at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Finished with 7-8 record in doubles play ... Only saw action in one dual match.
Junior Tennis: Currently ranked No. 1 in Poland and No. 3 in Europe among junior players ... Reached the singles semifinals of the men's Polish Championship in 2015, and the quarterfinals of an ITF futures event in Egypt in 2014 ... In doubles, won the gold medal in the 2011 European Youth Olympics in Turkey, and the championship of the 2010 European Championship in the Czech Republic.
High School: Lived in Bradenton, Fla., from 2003 to 2010 before moving back to Poland ... Graduated from the Florida Virtual School ... Attended the Bollettieri Tennis Academy and Eagleton Ferreira Academy.
Personal: Full name is Philip Gresk ... Born April 18, 1996 ... Son of Thomas and Magdalena Gresk ... Father is a retired business executive with two major U.S. companies, while his mother works for Procter & Gamble in Poland ... Has two siblings in their 30s ... Began playing tennis at age 6 ... Interested in pursuing a career in communications, perhaps as a sports journalist ... Enrolled in Literature, Media and Communications.