UNCG wins opener as Wright pulls out three-set thriller
HANOVER, NH – Jacob Wright's three-set win at No. 5 singles wrapped it up as UNC Greensboro won its spring season opener, 4-3, at Dartmouth in men's tennis action Friday night.
Jacob Wright's win at No. 5 singles gave UNCG a 4-3 win over Dartmouth on Friday night.
Wright, a freshman from Asheville, NC, toppled Chris Ho by a 6-4 score in the third and deciding set. Wright had won the opening set 6-3 and Ho bounced back to win the second, 6-4.
Orcun Seyrek and Arsel Kumdereli also earned straight-set singles wins and UNCG claimed the doubles point by winning two of three doubles pro-sets. Seyrek and Kumdereli teamed up to win at No. 1 doubles, while Andrew Bartelmo and Yaroslav Litus teamed up to win at No. 3.
UNCG returns to action Saturday with a pair of matches at Dartmouth, taking on Army at 9 am and Binghamton at 1 pm.
Orcun Seyrek/Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) def. Dan Freeman/Chris Ho 8-6
Curtis Roby/ Ari Gayer (D) def. Kyle Eddins/William John 8-6
Andrew Bartelmo/Yaroslav Litus (UNCG) def. Stephen Greif/David Fink 8-2
Orcun Seyrek (UNCG) def. Dan Freeman 6-4, 6-2
Curtis Roby(D) def. Andrey Bubnov 7-5, 1-6, 6-4
Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) def. Ari Gayer 6-1, 6-3
Stephen Greif (D) def. Yaroslav Litus 6-4, 6-4
Jacob Wright (UNCG) def. Chris Ho 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Andrew Malizia (D) def. Kyle Eddins 7-6(3), 7-6(4)
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