No. 30 TU Men's Tennis Defeats No. 42 Washington 4-2 Saturday
Feb. 1, 2014
TULSA, Okla. - The University of Tulsa men's tennis team bounced back with a 4-2 win over Washington on Saturday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
No. 42 Washington (2-4) won the first doubles match 6-3 at the No. 2 doubles position, but No. 30 Golden Hurricane (5-3) won the doubles point with wins from Clifford Marsland/Dylan McCloskey 6-4 at the No. 1 doubles position and from Matthew Kirby/Daniel Santos 6-5 at the No. 3 doubles position.
Marsland increased TU's lead to 2-0 after winning at the No. 2 singles position with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Gal Hakak, while Alejandro Espejo won at the No. 4 singles position with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Viktor Farkas to give TU a 3-0 lead.
No. 71 Carlos Bautista scored the fourth point with a 6-3, 6-4 win at the No. 3 singles position over Emmett Egger to give TU a 4-0 lead, but Washington won the next two matches at the No. 5 singles position and at the No. 6 singles position.
The lost snapped a three-match losing streak for the Golden Hurricane and improves its home record to 5-1 this season.
The Golden Hurricane faces No. 6 Tennessee on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center. The Volunteers has two singles players ranked, No. 16 Hunter Reese and No. 34 Mikelis Libietis, and has two doubles teams ranked, No. 1 Libietis and Reese and No. 28 Jarryd Chaplin and Bradon Fickey.
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Japie De Klerk (TLS) vs. Max Manthou (UW) 6-3, 5-5 unfinished
Clifford Marsland (TLS) d. Gal Hakak (UW) 6-1, 6-3
#71 Carlos Bautista (TLS) d. Emmett Egger (UW) 6-3, 6-4
Alejandro Espejo (TLS) d. Viktor Farkas (UW) 6-3, 6-1
Daffra Sanon (UW) d. Juan Carvajal (TLS) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1
Michael Chamerski (UW) d. Dylan McCloskey (TLS) 6-3, 6-4
Clifford Marsland/Dylan McCloskey (TLS) d. Viktor Farkas/Max Manthou (UW) 6-4
Michael Chamerski/Emmett Egger (UW) d. Japie De Klerk/Alejandro Espejo (TLS) 6-3
Matthew Kirby/Daniel Santos (TLS) d. Daffra Sanon/Wendell Wantabe (UW) 6-5
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