Memphis Remains Unbeaten with Win Over UNC Greensboro, 6-1
Jan. 29, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - For the first time since 1995, the Memphis men's tennis team is 3-0, following a Sunday-morning defeat of UNC Greensboro at The Racquet Club of Memphis. The U of M defeated UNCG, 6-1.
The Tigers started the morning with a sweep of the doubles matches to earn the first point of the dual meet. David Henry and Connor Glennon struck first, taking down Chanon Varapongsittikul and Randy Phillips, 8-2. The 50th-ranked combination of David O'Hare and Joe Salisbury defeated Orcan Seyrek and Ahmet Sarioglu, 8-4. Cedric de Zutter and Leon Nasemann, playing together for the first time this season, beat Cameron Smith and Jimmy Roueche, 8-5.
Grimal and O'Leary made quick work of their matches against Sarioglu and Smith, respectively, putting Memphis up 3-0 in the match. No. 50 David O'Hare then dispatched of Seyrek, 6-1, 6-1, to give Memphis its fourth point and the victory. Glennon and Henry claimed wins over Phillips and Roueche to give the Tigers six points on the day. The lone blemish for the Tigers was a super tie-break loss by Salisbury to Varapongsittikul.
Friday, Memphis hosts Conference USA-foe East Carolina at The Racquet Club of Memphis. First serve is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. (CT).
Memphis 6, UNC Greensboro 1