No. 58 Memphis Cruises Past Chattanooga
Go Tigers! Freshman Joe Salibury's 6-1, 6-4 win at No. 1 singles clinched the team victory for the U of M.
Go Tigers!
Freshman Joe Salibury's 6-1, 6-4 win at No. 1 singles clinched the team victory for the U of M.
Go Tigers!

Jan. 30, 2011

Results

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MEMPHIS, Tenn.- Memphis men's tennis trumped UT-Chattanooga in a 7-0 decision Sunday morning at The Racquet Club of Memphis, marking the first sweep of the 2011 season.

The 58th-ranked Tigers (3-1, 0-1 C-USA) were up on the Mocs (0-4) early, securing the doubles point with solid 8-1, 8-3, and 8-2 wins at No. 1-3 respectively.

Frehman Johnny Grimal picked up the first singles point for the U of M with a swift 6-1, 6-1 win over his opponent Stephen Crofford. Junior Leon Nasemann wrapped up next at No. 3 slot and freshman Joe Salisbury secured the team victory for the Blue and Gray with his 6-1, 6-4 routing of UTC's Trent Cobb at No. 1.

Freshman David O'Hare clinched the sweep at No. 2 singles, where he battled back from a first-set loss to defeat Jackson Tresnan 4-6, 5-7, 1-0 (6) in a 10-point tiebreaker.

Next on the schedule for the Tigers is a tough battle against No. 38 Vanderbilt. That match will take place in Nashville, Tenn., and is slated for 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4.

Chattanooga vs Memphis
1/30/2011 at Memphis, Tenn.
(Racquet Club of Memphis)
#58 Memphis 7, Chattanooga 0

Singles competition
1. Joe Salisbury (MEM) def. Trent Cobb (UTC) 6-1, 6-4
2. David O'Hare (MEM) def. Jackson Tresnan (UTC) 4-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-6)
3. Leon Nasemann (MEM) def. William Disterdick (UTC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Johnny Grimal (MEM) def. Stephen Crofford (UTC) 6-1, 6-1
5. John Taylor (MEM) def. Rick van de Bovenkam (UTC) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-4)
6. Cedric de Zutter (MEM) def. Matt Harris (UTC) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Joe Salisbury/David O'Hare (MEM) def. Trent Cobb/Jackson Tresnan (UTC) 8-1
2. David Henry/Jordan Smith (MEM) def. Gordon Rudell/Rick van de Bovenkam (UTC) 8-3
3. Leon Nasemann/John Taylor (MEM) def. William Disterdick/Jordan Faith (UTC) 8-2

Match Notes:
Chattanooga 0-4
Memphis 3-1; National ranking #58
Order of Finish: Doubles (1,3,2) Singles: (4,3,1*,5,6,2)

 

 

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