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Monarch Tennis Suffers First Defeat Of Season

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
Release: February 23, 2004
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Feb. 23, 2004

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-- The 42nd ranked Wake Forest men's tennis team opened up its home schedule with a 5-2 victory over #75 Old Dominion at the Indoor Tennis Center in Winston-Salem. The Demon Deacons improve to 3-3 on the season while handing the Monarchs (4-1) their first dual meet defeat.

Wake Forest took a 1-0 lead after winning all three doubles matches. Derrick Spice and Brett Ross continued their hot play, defeating Izak van der Merwe and Niklas Oskarsson at No. 1, 8-6. Andrew Hamar and Todd Paul paired for an 8-4 win at No. 2 while Andrew Simpson and David Loewenthal finished off the Monarchs with an 8-6 win at No. 3.

In singles play, Derrick Spice upset ODU's 13th ranked van der Merwe, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Van der Merwe entered the match ranked 13th in the nation. Oskarsson and Zoltan Csanadi took home the two Monarch victories. Csanadi downed #7 Andrew Hamar, 6-4, 6-7(6), 10-6 at No. 2 singles, while Oskarsson picked up a No. 4 singles win, 7-5, 4-6, 3-3 (12), against Brett Ross.

The Monarchs return to action on Friday, February 20th when they host St. John's at Center Court Racket Club in Newport News.

#42 Wake Forest 5, #75 Old Dominion 2


No. 1-- Spice/Ross (WFU) def. van der Merwe/Oskarsson (ODU), 8-6
No. 2-- Hamar/Paul (WFU) def. Csanadi/Mello (ODU), 8-4
No. 3-- Simpson/Loewenthal (WFU) def. Milos/Grover, 8-6


No. 1-- Derrick Spice (WFU) def. #13 Izak van der Merwe (ODU), 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
No. 2-- Zoltan Csanadi (ODU) def. #77 Andrew Hamar (WFU), 6-4, 6-7(6), 10-6
No. 3-- Todd Paul (WFU) def. Calin Milos (ODU), 6-4, 6-4
No. 4-- Niklas Oskarsson (ODU) def. Brett Ross (WFU), 7-5, 4-6, 3-3(12)
No. 5-- Andrew Simpson (WFU) def. Henrique Cancado (ODU), 6-4, 6-4
No. 6-- Joe Bates (WFU) def. Adriano Mello (ODU), 7-6(6), 6-1


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