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March 1, 2010
Blöcker Leads No. 31 Miami Past No. 50 USF
The No. 31 University of Miami men's tennis team claimed the doubles point and won three consecutive singles matches in straight-sets to clinch the 4-3 victory over visiting USF on Sunday afternoon in the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.
The Hurricanes (5-2), winners of four straight, took the match-clinching 4-0 lead before the 50th-ranked Bulls (3-6) closed the match with three singles victories.
UM's Keith Crowley and Hector Nieto knocked off USF's No. 2 doubles pair, 8-4, and then Miami's top-flight tandem of Christian Blöcker and David Simon clinched the doubles point - and remained perfect at 5-0 this season - with the 9-7 victory to give the Hurricanes the early 1-0 lead.
Maryland Sweeps Non-Conference Doubleheader
The Maryland men's tennis team won both matches of its doubleheader Sunday, completing a perfect weekend in the process.
The Terps (9-2) defeated Richmond 6-1 in the morning before sweeping Morgan State, 7-0, in the second match of the day. The team has now won five matches in a row, and six of its last seven.
Maryland was dominant in both matches on the day. The Terrapins surrendered only two sets in their match against the Spiders (3-6), and easily won every set against the Bears (2-5).
No. 20 Wake Forest Drops 4-3 Heartbreaker to No. 2 Tennessee
The 20th-ranked Wake Forest men's tennis dropped a 4-3 heartbreaker to second-ranked Tennessee in front of over 300 fans at Leighton Stadium in Winston-Salem.
Wake Forest is now 5-2 for the season and Tennessee improves to 11-1.
Wake Forest dropped the doubles point to fall behind 1-0 going into singles. Tripper Carleton and Jon Wolff picked up Wake's lone doubles win of the afternoon taking an 8-5 win at No. 3.
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