Men Tennis ACCtion: Sunday, January 17
Jan. 18, 2010
Tech Downs Georgia Southern for Sunday Sweep
The Yellow Jackets, who scored a 6-1 win over No. 72 USC-Upstate earlier in the day, improved to 3-0 and host Wofford at 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Tech made quick work of the Eagles in doubles, sweeping all three matches to win the point. Dusan Miljevic and Ryan Smith clinched the point with an 8-4 win at No. 3 after Miguel Muguruza and Juan Spir scored an 8-1 win at No. 2.
Jackets Down USC-Upstate, 6-1
The 43rd-ranked Yellow Jackets improved to 2-0 by winning the first four singles matches against the No. 72 Spartans, getting straight-set victories from freshman Juan Spir at No. 1, Dean O'Brien at No. 3 and Dusan Miljevic at No. 4.
Spir, a first-year player from Medellin, Colombia, moved up from No. 2 in the lineup after All-American Guillermo Gomez sprained an ankle in Friday's season opener, and downed Renzo Airaldo, 6-3, 7-5.
No. 52 NC State Defeats NCCU
As with the previous match against Garder-Webb, the Pack took a 1-0 advantage following doubles play. Rob Lowe and Frideric Prandecki played as the No. 1 team, defeating Patrick Olobo and Jack Waissen, 8-4. The No. 2 duo of Dominic Hodgson and Dave Thomson had little trouble beating Trey Chatman and Alejandro Espitia, 8-1. David Chermak paired up with Fernando Banos to win 8-3, over Jose Fabara and Stephen Allsop.
Once singles play began, the Pack continued their dominance. Lowe beat Olobo in straight sets 6-2, 6-3. Hodgson didn't have any signs of fatigue from his match earlier in the day, beating Waissen, 6-3, 6-1. D. Thomson notched another victory with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Fabara.
Seminoles play at FGCU Invitational and Tar Heels compete at National Collegiate Tennis Classic … Coming Soon.
Note: Results from the Duke Invitational will be available later in the weekend ACCtion pages at the conclusion of play.