Tigers Unable to Upset No. 4 Ole Miss
Go Tigers! Memphis battled, but fell short against the country's No. 4 ranked team, 4-0.
Go Tigers!
Memphis battled, but fell short against the country's No. 4 ranked team, 4-0.
Go Tigers!

Feb. 27, 2008

OXFORD, Miss. - - The University of Memphis men's tennis team (5-5) battled, but could not pull the upset over No. 4 Ole Miss (7-2), Wednesday, in non-conference action.

With four nationally-ranked singles players and two ranked doubles teams, Ole Miss went immediately to their strengths. No. 23 Erling Tveit moved up to the No. 1 hole in the line-up, putting Ole Miss up 2-0 after the Rebels won No. 1 and 2 doubles matches, while No. 19 Matthias Wellermann moved to the No. 2 spot and faced Memphis freshman Leon Nasemann. Bram ten Berge, who is the No. 90 ranked singles player, put Ole Miss up 3-0 with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Michael Gaerthoeffner at No. 4 singles. Senior Robby Poole, the No. 19th ranked player in the country closed out the match with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Jimmy Khougassian at No. 3 singles to close out the match.

Memphis will continue its five-match road swing at No. 15 Oklahoma State, Thur., Mar. 6th.

No. 4 Ole Miss 5, Memphis 0
Singles

No. 1 - No. 23 Erling Tveit def. Amrit Narasimhan (UM), 6-0, 6-2
No. 2 - No. 21 Matthias Wellerman vs. Leon Nasemann (UM), 6-4, 3-3, unfinished
No. 3 - No. 19 Robbye Poole def. Jimmy Khougassian (UM), 6-1, 6-2
No. 4 - No. 90 Bram ten Berge def. Michael Gaerthoeffner (UM), 6-3, 6-0
No. 5 - Jonas Berg vs. Charlie Ramsay (UM), 6-4, 5-2, unfinished
No. 6 - Kalle Norberg vs. Benedikt Fischer (UM), 6-1, 4-1, unfinished
Doubles
No. 1 - No. 4 Erling Tveit/Jonas Berg def. Amrit Narasimhan/Charlie Ramsay (UM), 8-2
No. 2 - No. 15 Matthias Wellermann/Bram ten Berge def. Jimmy Khougassian/Leon Nasemann (UM), 8-5
No. 3 - Robbye Poole/Jakob Klaeson vs. Jordan Smith/Spencer Heflin (UM), 4-3, unfinished

 

 

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