Duke's Cunha Earns sixth ACC Men's Tennis Player Of Week Honor
March 6, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Duke junior Henrique Cunha has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week following his convincing straight-set victory over a fellow ranked opponent.
Cunha, ranked second in the ITA singles poll, did not drop a set in his 6-0, 6-0 No. 1 singles match against 89th-ranked Max Wennakoski of VCU. With the victory, Cunha remains unbeaten on the spring with a 9-0 ledger from the top spot in the lineup. He teamed up with sophomore Fred Saba in No. 1 doubles play to defeat the Rams' Alexis Heugas and Antoine Baroz by an 8-5 margin, as the Duke tandem collected its sixth win of the spring and ninth overall this season. The efforts keyed the fifth-ranked Blue Devils to a 6-1 team victory over the 36th-ranked Rams.