Men's Tennis Hosts Georgia Southern, Then Travels to Davidson
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG men's tennis program hosts fellow Southern Conference member Georgia Southern Saturday, April 6 at the UNCG tennis courts at 12 p.m., before heading to Davidson, N.C. to continue SoCon play against Davidson Sunday, April 7 at 1 p.m.
"Both of us are 4-2 in the conference," said head coach Thomas Mozur. "This is an important match for the top of the conference standings."
The Spartans are coming off of a 5-2 victory when they hosted Binghamton Saturday. The Blue and Gold advanced to 11-2 on the season and hold a 4-2 record in the SoCon.
The Blue and Gold picked up the doubles point after winning two out of three matches against the Bearcats.
Dougherty picked up the first singles victory for UNCG at No. 2 when he outplayed Alexander Maisin in a second-set tiebreaker, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5).
Murray won in an easy two sets against Lesage at No. 3, 6-4, 6-2, before Phillips clinched the match when he won 7-6 (10-8), 7-5 against Dinia at No. 4.
Sarioglu lost in a tough three sets to Hazarika at No. 1, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, while Mack fought at No. 5 in a tight three-set match, but fell 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to Haggai.
At No. 6, Smith tied up the match with a hard fought victory against Florian van Kann, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (9-7).
Georgia Southern Men's Tennis picked up its fourth Southern Conference victory when they defeated Furman, 4-3, on Tuesday afternoon at the Hanner Tennis Complex. The Eagles hold an 8-6 record and are 4-2 in the SoCon.
Davidson is coming off of a tough 7-0 loss against No. 74 Samford Friday afternoon at the Covington Tennis Courts. The Wildcats fell to 10-7 overall and 4-4 in SoCon action.
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