Men's Tennis Falls to UALR, 6-1
April 8, 2004
The UALR men's tennis team survived a closely contested doubles point and took five of six singles matches to defeat Memphis 6-1 at the UALR Tennis Center Thursday afternoon.
UALR (18-7) had to battle to win the doubles point, with Bastian Faisst/Sebastian Falk defeating Lee Taylor Walker/James Spence 8-3, before Memphis (12-10) won at the no. 2 with Alex Bucewicz/Marten Tamla def. Mark Edney/Alexei Poutchinets 9-7.
Dave Baxendine/Mithun Murali secured the doubles point with a 9-8 win over Alex Jago/Andrew Olswing at the no. 3.
The Trojans dominated singles play by winning five of the six matches in straight sets.
No. 1 Faisst def. Walker, 6-4, 6-2; no. 2 Poutchinets def. Spence 7-5, 4-3 ret.; no. 3 Falk def. Bucewicz 7-5, 6-0; no. 4 Dave Baxendine def. Tamla 6-3, 6-1 and no. 5 Murali def. Jago 6-3, 6-4.
The Tigers only win came with Mark Finnegan def. Jarrad Bunt 6-1, 6-0 at the no. 6.
UALR 6, Memphis 1
1. Bastian Faisst def. Lee Taylor Walker (UM), 6-4, 6-2
1. Faisst/Falk def. Walker/Spence (UM), 8-3