Men's Tennis Defeats Western Kentucky, 6-1
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Feb. 6, 2000

Memphis, Tenn.-- - The University of Memphis men's tennis team improved to 2-3 overall with a 6-1 win over Western Kentucky, Sunday.

Memphis swept the doubles matches for a point, helped by two close tie-breaker victories by Alistair Todd and Ben Stapp and No. 1 doubles and Michael LaHaie and Jamie Adams at No. 3 doubles.

Todd and Stapp both had their hands full in their singles matches at No. 2and No. 4, respectively. Todd won the opening set of his match, 6-1, before falling 6-1 in the second. He battled off Western Kentucky's Michael Lindskog for a 7-6 win in the third. Stapp also had a couple of 7-6 set wins. The freshman won his opening match 7-6 before falling 6-3 in the second. He fought Evalds Jurans off for a 7-6 win in the third.

The Tigers next opponent will offer a peak at Conference USA when the Southern Mississippi team comes to town, Friday for a 3 p.m. match.

DOUBLES

Alistair Todd/Ben Stapp def. Andrei Makarevitch/Michael Lindskog, 9-8

Richard Magney/Daniel Demacek def. Christian Kaumanns/Wimal Wijenacpake, 8-3

Michael La Haie/Jamie Adams def. Evalds Jurans/Randyll Brooks, 9-8

SINGLES

Andrei Makarevitch def. Richard Magney, 6-2, 6-2

Alistair Todd def. Michael Lindskog, 6-1, 1-6, 7-6

Daniel Demacek def. Christian Kaumanns, 6-1, 7-6

Ben Stapp def. Evalds Jurans, 7-6, 3-6, 7-6

Jack Hu def. Wimal Wijenacpake, 7-6, 6-4

Michael La Haie def. Randyll Brooks, 6-1, 6-2


 

 

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