Males‘s Tennis Quick at No. 38 Alabama
March 18, 2018
AUBURN, Ala. – Dodging raindrops, the Auburn males’s tennis group fell Four–Zero at No. 38 Alabama Sunday afternoon on the Alabama Tennis Stadium in Tuscaloosa.
Alabama’s two ranked doubles tandems captured the doubles level for the Crimson Tide with a 6-Three win on court docket two and a 6-Four victory on court docket one.
The Crimson Tide gained straight set victories on courts six (6-Zero, 6-Zero) and one (6-1, 6-Three) to take a Three–Zero match lead. At that time, rain moved the match indoors and Alabama’s Zhe Zhou gained 6-Four, 6-2 over Auburn freshman Tad Maclean on court docket three to clinch the match.
The Tigers are actually 9-10 total and Zero–Four in SEC motion. Alabama is 11-Four total and 1-Four in SEC play.
Auburn is again in motion at residence subsequent weekend, internet hosting No. 21 Kentucky Friday at 6:00 p.m. and No. 20 Vanderbilt and Alabama State in a Sunday doubleheader at 1:00 and Four:30 p.m. All Auburn residence matches are performed on the Yarbrough Tennis Heart (771 Yarbrough Farms Blvd., Auburn), and admission is free.
No. 38 Alabama Four, Auburn Zero
#92 Mazen Osama (UA) def. Edward Nguyen (AU) 6-1, 6-Three
Carles Sarrio (AU) v Thibault Cancel (UA) 6-1, 5-6 unfinished
Zhe Zhou (UA) def. Tad Maclean (AU) 6-Four, 6-2
Lorenzo Rodriguez (AU) v Edson Ortiz (UA) 7-6, Three–Four unfinished
Brandon Laubser (AU) v Alexey Nesterov (UA) 7-6, 1-Four unfinished
Riccardo Roberto (UA) def. Alex Rushin (AU) 6-Zero, 6-Zero
#31 Ortiz/Osama (UA) def. Nguyen/Matteo De Vincentis (AU) 6-Four
#46 Nesterov/Cancel (UA) def. Sarrio/Diego Chavarria (AU) 6-Three
Maclean/Rodriguez (AU) v Zhou/Roberto (UA) 5-Four unfinished
Order of End: Doubles: 2,1; Singles: 6,1,Three