Thursday MAC Men's Tennis Championship Results
Story courtesy of IPFW athletic media relations
Fort Wayne, IN - The IPFW Men's Tennis team fell out of contentions at the MAC Men's Tennis Championships today. IPFW fell to Toledo 4-0 at Pine Ridge Racquet Club. Northern Illinois defeated Buffalo 4-0 at Wildwood Racquet Club.
Toledo will face Ball State on Friday at 2 PM. The match is currently scheduled to be played at the IPFW Tennis Courts barring weather.
Northern Illinois will face defending champion Western Michigan at 10 AM on Friday. The match is scheduled for the IPFW Tennis Courts, but weather may move it indoors to Wildwood Racquet Club with an 11:30 AM start time.
IPFW v. Toledo
The Rockets took the doubles point after winning at #2 and #3, 8-3, 8-2 respectively. No. 1 doubles was abandoned after Toledo won the point.
In singles, Jared Miller of Toledo won at #2, defeating Nathan Jones 6-2, 6-0. Chris Clark won at #3 for Toledo, 6-3, 6-0 over Arturo Salgado. Toledo clinched the match with at win at #6 after Tyler Sonkin defeated Diego Arteaga 6-1, 6-0.
Northern Illinois v. Buffalo
The Huskies took the doubles point in a set of tough matches. NIU won at #2 8-6 and #3 8-5. No. 1 doubles was abandoned at 7-7.
Brian Livingston won at #1 for Northern Illinois after defeating Nikesh Singh Panthlia 6-3, 6-3. Jimmy Chu won at #4, defeating Kirill Kolomytes 6-1, 6-4. Alex Friesen defeated Buffalo's Mike Rockman at #2, 6-1, 6-4 to win the match for Northern Illinois.
Toledo 4, IPFW 0
Pine Ridge Racquet Club
1. Curran/Rager (UT) vs. Constantino/Mourad Filho (IPFW) abandoned 2. Al Nabhani/Jared Miller (UT) def. Jones/Salgado (IPFW) 8-3 3. Clark/Jay Miller (UT) def. Kuschke/Lynall (IPFW) 8-2
1. Mohammed Al Nabhani (UT) vs. Hermann Kuschke (IPFW) 6-1, 5-2 abandoned 2. Jared Miller (UT) def. Nathan Jones (IPFW) 6-2, 6-0 3. Chris Clark (UT) def. Arturo Salgado (IPFW) 6-3, 6-0 4. Josh Moran (UT) vs. Renan Constantino (IPFW) 6-4, abandoned 5. Keith Moran (UT) vs. David Lynall (IPFW) 6-3, abandoned 6. Tyler Sonkin (UT) def. Diego Arteaga (IPFW) 6-1, 6-0
Northern Illinois 4, Buffalo 0
Wildwood Racquet Club
1. Hadisubroto/Singh Panthlia (UB) vs. Ford/Livingston (NIU) 7-7 abandoned 2. Friesen/Chu (NIU) def. Stane/Kolomytes (UB) 8-6 3. Monroy/Zegarra-Ballon (NIU) def. Rockman/Alant (UB) 8-5
1. Brian Livingston (NIU) def. Nikesh Singh Panthlia (UB) 6-3, 6-3 2. Alex Friesen (NIU) def. Mike Rockman (UB) 6-1, 6-4 3. Adam Ford (NIU) vs. Kirill Kolomytes (UB) 3-6, 6-5, abandoned 4. Jimmy Chu (NIU) def. Yules Hadisubroto (UB) 6-2, 6-4 5. Diego Zegarra-Ballon (NIU) vs. Octavian Stane (UB) 3-0, abandoned 6. Javier Bernabe (NIU) vs. Albert Alant (UB) 40-30, abandoned