RALEIGH, NC – No. 20 North Carolina State won all six singles matches and three doubles pro-sets on its way to a 7-0 win over UNC Greensboro in men’s tennis action Saturday night.
The Spartans dropped their spring season opener against the 20th-ranked team, but not without a fight. Taylor Befus won the first set at No. 5 singles, topping Frideric Prandecki 7-6, 7-5 in the tiebreaker. However, Prandecki won the second set 6-2 and then won a 10-point tiebreaker, 10-7.
Andrey Bubnov and Arsel Kumdereli also had an impressive spring debut. They lost in a tiebreaker in their doubles pro-set at No. 1, falling 8-7 with a 10-5 score in the tiebreaker.
UNCG will face Clemson on Sunday at 12 noon.
James McGhee (NC State) def. Andrey Bubnov 6-2, 6-3
Nick Cavaday (NC State) def. Arsel Kumdereli 6-2, 6-0
Jay Weinacker (NC State) def. William John 6-0, 6-3
Christian Welte (NC State) def. Yarslav Litus 6-1, 6-4
Frideric Prandecki (NC State) def. Taylor Befus 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 1-0 (10-7)
Daniel Schinke (NC State) def. Andrew Clark 6-0, 6-1
Welte/Turner (NC State) def. Bubnov/Kumdereli 8-7 (10-5)
Weinacker/Lowe (NC State) def. Litus/John 8-3
Prandecki/Schinke (NC State) def. Clark/Befus 8-2
- UNCG -