No. 16 Tennessee downs UNCG, 7-0, in men's tennis action
KNOXVILLE, TN – Tennessee, the 16th-ranked team in the nation according to the latest ITA Top 25, raised its record to 3-1 on the season with a 7-0 win over UNC Greensboro in men’s tennis action Sunday afternoon at the Goodfriend Indoor Tennis Center.
The match marked a return to Knoxville for UNCG coach Thomas Mozur, who played for the Vols in the mid-1990s. Mozur, a four-year letterwinner at the University of Tennessee, was the 1994 SEC Flight B indoor doubles champion. In 1997, he was named team captain.
The Vols, whose lone loss came to No. 18 Ohio State a week ago, won all three doubles pro-sets and earned straight-set wins in all six singles matches. UNCG’s Martin Redelinghuys forced a tie-breaker in the first set at No. 2 singles, falling to the Vols’ Dave Baxendine, 7-6. Baxendine went onto win the second set, 6-1.
UNCG returns to action next Saturday when it plays a doubleheader on the road, visiting American University at 10 am and Maryland at 3:30 pm.
Singles: Bobby Cameron (UT) def. Marc Ladoucer 6-2, 6-1; Dave Baxendine (UT) def. Martin Redelinghuys 7-6, 6-1; Adam Hubble (UT) def. Jason Steinhorn 6-0, 6-2; Rawl Martin (UT) def. Austin Wilty 6-1, 6-3; Derek Stephens (UT) def. Ian Conchar 6-1, 6-0; Ben Rogers (UT) def. Ryan Lewis 6-1, 6-2
Doubles: Hubble/Rogers (UT) def. Redelinghuys 8-0; Cameron/Thornton (UT) def. Ladoucer/Lewis 8-1; Baxendine/Hensel (UT) def. Conchar/Steinhorn 8-1
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