Men's Tennis Shuts Out UAB, 4-0
Go Tigers! Joe Salisbury picked up wins at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles on Friday.
Go Tigers!
Joe Salisbury picked up wins at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles on Friday.
Go Tigers!

April 12, 2013

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Playing in their first home match after an 11-match road trip, the University of Memphis men's tennis team (10-7, 1-0 C-USA) had a tangle with UAB (14-10, 0-1 C-USA) for the doubles point, but prevailed in straight sets for the 4-0 victory Friday at The Racquet Club of Memphis.

No. 59 ranked Joe Salisbury and Connor Glennon jumped out to a quick lead with an 8-3 win at No. 1 doubles, but the UAB tandem at No. 2 grabbed the match there to force the doubles point onto the results of the match at No. 3. But Memphis' Johnny Grimal and Lukas Vrnak prevailed there, 8-5, to put the Tigers up 1-0.

Junior David O'Hare made it 2-0 in short order, winning his match at No. 6 singles, 6-1, 6-0. The Tigers' top two singles players closed out the match, with Glennon winning his eighth match of the year at No. 1, 6-1, 6-2, and Salisbury winning his match at No. 2, 6-3, 6-2 to close out the victory.

The Tigers will remain at home for a Sunday match against South Alabama. That match will be played at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis. Admission to the match is free.

No. 36 Memphis 4, UAB 0

No. 1 - Connor Glennon (UM) def. David Zimmerman (UAB), 6-1, 6-2
No. 2 - Joe Salisbury (UM) def. Rafael Rondino (UAB), 6-3, 6-2
No. 3 - Lukas Vrnak (UM) vs. Tom Puetz (UAB), 5-7, 3-2, dnf
No. 4 - Johnny Grimal (UM) vs. Chris Helliar (UAB), 6-2, 1-2, dnf
No. 5 - David O'Leary (UM) vs. Luiz Felipe Pinto (UAB), 7-5, dnf
No. 6 - David O'Hare (UM) def. Nick Iannuzzi (UAB), 6-1, 6-0
Order of Finish: 6, 1, 2
No. 1 - No. 59 Joe Salisbury/David O'Hare (UM) def. David Zimmerman/Tom Puetz (UAB), 8-3
No. 2 - Chris Helliar/Rafael Rondino (UAB) def. Connor Glennon/Cedric De Zutter (UM), 8-5
No. 3 - Lukas Vrnak/Johnny Grimal (UM) def. Luiz Felipe Pinto/Nick Iannuzzi (UAB), 8-5
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3



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