Seyrek streak hits 12 straight as UNCG rolls past Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, NC – Freshman Orcun Seyrek earned his 21st win of the season as UNC Greensboro won four of six singles matches and rolled past in-state rival Charlotte, 5-2, in men's tennis action Wednesday afternoon.
The Spartans also got straight-set singles wins by freshman Jacob Wright and sophomore Yaroslav Litus to go with a three-set victory by William John. UNCG raised its record to 11-6 on the season with the win.
William John won in three sets Wednesday as UNCG topped
Seyrek, a freshman from Istanbul, Turkey, won his 12th straight match and raised his record to 21-3 overall, including 16-1 this spring. He swept Mortiz Berhoerster, 6-1 and 6-3, at No. 1 singles and also teamed up with Arsel Kumdereli for a win at No. 1 doubles. They are now 15-5 as a doubles duo this season, including 12-4 in spring duals.
UNCG returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Georgia Southern at 12 noon.
1. Orcun Seyrek (UNCG) def. Moritz Bernhoerster (CHA) 6-1, 6-3
2. Michael Anders (CHA) def. Andrey Bubnov (UNCG) 6-1, 7-5
3. Anthony Davison (CHA) def. Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) 6-4, 6-3
4. William John (UNCG) def. C. Martin-Lecamp (CHA) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
5. Jacob Wright (UNCG) def. Ricky Cuellar (CHA) 6-2, 6-1
6. Yaroslav Litus (UNCG) def. Brad Clinard (CHA) 6-3, 7-5
1. Orcun Seyrek/Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) def. Moritz Bernhoerster/Jeff Archer (CHA) 8-7 (7-3)
2. Andrey Bubnov/William John (UNCG) def. Chris Huynh/Brad Clinard (CHA) 8-1
3. Yaroslav Litus/Jacob Wright (UNCG) def. Michael Anders/Mirza Beciragic (CHA) 8-5
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