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Noah Rubin Advances to the Elite 8

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Noah Rubin earned his third consecutive straight-set victory of the NCAA Singles Championship and advanced to the elite eight. He defeated No. 15 Yannick Hanfmann 6-2,6-4. Rubin was tied 4-4 with Hanfmann in the second set, but came up with a break and then held serve to win 6-4.  Rubin is the first Demon Deacon in program history to reach the Elite 8.

Rubin is the highest ranked player remaining in the tournament. Today at 1 p.m. he will take on Jared Hiltzik of Illinois. The next highest ranked player in the tournament is Ryan Shane of Virginia. Rubin defeated Shane in the ACC Tournament.

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Keep it going, Noah! Go Deacs!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Noah Rubin defeats Yannick Hanfmann 62 64 to advance to the Qtrs. Speed &amp; energy alive at the NCAA Championships <a href="http://t.co/hkse7UDouG">pic.twitter.com/hkse7UDouG</a></p>&mdash; Craig O&#39;Shannessy (@BrainGameTennis) <a href="https://twitter.com/BrainGameTennis/status/601815681894518784">May 22, 2015</a></blockquote>

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