Men's Tennis Falls to No. 65 Texas Tech, 4-1
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

March 12, 2004

HOUSTON, Texas - The University of Memphis men's tennis team (9-7, 2-3 C-USA) won the No. 1 singles and doubles matches, but could not hold off No. 65 Texas Tech (8-3), in non-conference action Friday morning.

The Tigers won the No. 1 doubles match when Lee Taylor Walker and James Spence won match, 9-8. But Texas Tech used 8-6 and 8-5 wins at No. 2 and 3 doubles, respectively, to pick up the win.

Walker scored Memphis' only point of the morning with a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 1 singles, but Texas Tech answered back with wins at No. 3, 4 and 5 singles to decide the match, 4-1.

Next up for the Tigers will be host Rice University, Saturday, at noon. The Owls are ranked No. 6 in the country in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) poll.

No. 65 Texas Tech 4, No. 75 Memphis 1
Doubles
No. 1 - Lee Taylor Walker/James Spence (UM) def. Esat Tanik/Dinko Halachev, 9-8
No. 2 - Bojan Szumanski/Jakob Paulsen def. Alex Bucewicz/Marten Tamla (UM), 8-6
No. 3 - Michael Innerebner/Teddy DiBlasi def. Sam Withell/Luke Campbell (UM), 8-5
Singles
No. 1 - Lee Taylor Walker (UM) def. Jakob Paulsen, 6-3, 6-4
No. 2 - Bojan Szumanski vs. James Spence (UM), dnf
No. 3 - Esat Tanik def. Alex Bucewicz (UM), 6-0, 6-3
No. 4 - Michael Innerebner def. Marten Tamla (UM), 6-4, 6-4
No. 5 - Dinko Halachev def. Mark Finnegan (UM), 7-6, 6-2
No. 6 - Dimitrio Martinez vs. Sam Withell (UM), dnf

 

 

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