ODU Men's Tennis Wins Two Matches on Saturday
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 14, 2010
NORFOLK, Va. -- Old Dominion men's tennis won a pair of matches on Sunday, dropping St. Joe's, 7-0, and Temple, 6-1. ODU won both doubles points and four Monarchs got a pair of victories in singles play.
Junior Tobias Fanselow went 2-0 at No. 1 singles for Old Dominion, while Benjamin Chomette and Yakov Diskin swept the No. 2 and 3 singles matches, respectively. With the wins, Fanselow improves to 9-0 to start the season, while Chomette and Diskin are each 8-1.
The other Monarch to win both singles matches in the day was rookie Fahoum Fahoum, in his collegiate debut. Fahoum knocked down St. Joe's Tommy Gates at No. 5 singles before also dropping Temple's Andrey Morozov at No. 6 singles.
Fanselow alos teamed with Chomette for the No. 1 doubles win against Temple's Atlantic-10 Player and Rookie of the Week tandem, Filip and Kacper Rams. Old Dominion won all six doubles matches in the two duals, and only lost one singles match, the No. 5 tilt against Temple.
OLD DOMINION vs. ST. JOSEPH'S
1. Diskin/Muzalewski (ODU) def. Veronis/Cognetti (SJU); 8-5
2. Ochagavia/Fahoum (ODU) def. Prusack/Stauble (SJU); 8-4
3. Chomette/Rodriguez (ODU) def. Bernal/Broaddus (SJU); 8-1
1. Tobias Fanselow (ODU) def. Michael Stauble (SJU); 6-4, 6-0
2. Benjamin Chomette (ODU) def. Alex Veronis (SJU); 6-2, 6-2
3. Yakov Diskin (ODU) def. Matt Prusack (SJU); 6-1, 6-2
4. Albert Ochagavia (ODU) def. Peter Cognetti (SJU); 6-2, 6-2
5. Fahoum Fahoum (ODU) def. Tommy Gates (SJU); 7-5, 6-3
6. Alfredo Rodriguez (ODU) def. Delfin Bernal (SJU); 6-2, 6-4
FINAL SCORE: Old Dominion 7, St. Joe's 0
OLD DOMINION vs. TEMPLE
1. Fanselow/Chomette (ODU) def. Rams/Rams (Temple); 9-8
2. Diskin/Muzalewski (ODU) def. King/Morozov (Temple); 8-3
3. Fahoum/Ochagavia (ODU) def. Giskaev/Vizhunov (Temple); 8-6
1. Tobias Fanselow (ODU) def. Filip Rams (Temple); 6-2, 3-2 ret.
2. Benjamin Chomette (ODU) def. Stekolshikov (Temple); 6-1, 6-4
3. Yakov Diskin (ODU) def. Dmitry Vizhunov (Temple); 6-3, 6-1
4. Krzysztof Muzalewski (ODU) def. Kacper Rams (Temple); 6-2, 6-1
5. Mansur Gishkaev (Temple) def. Albert Ochagavia (ODU); 6-2, 3-6, 1-0
6. Fahoum Fahoum (ODU) def. Andrey Morozov (Temple); 6-4, 6-4
FINAL SCORE: Old Dominion 6, Temple 1