Men's Tennis Drops Temple for Second Time, 6-1

February 20, 2010
By ODU Athletics

Feb. 20, 2010

NORFOLK, Va. -- For the second time in seven days, the Monarchs faced the Temple Owls and won in a 6-1 final. Junior Tobias Fanselow remained unbeaten in No. 1 singles this season, scoring a 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 win over Filip Rams.

With the win, Fanselow improves to 13-0 in duals this season. He also paired with Benjamin Chomette at No. 1 doubles for the win over Filip and Kacper Rams, 8-2. Chomette also got a win at No. 2 singles in comeback fashion after dropping the first set. He defeated Dmitry Vizhunov 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Yakov Diskin, Krzysztof Muzalewski and Fahoum Fahoum also earned singles wins for the Monarchs en route to the 6-1 team victory. Muzalewski and Diskin also teamed up for the No. 2 doubles win to seal the doubles point.

ODU returns to action tomorrow for the first CAA match of the season, as they take on William & Mary, coming off an upset of nationally ranked VCU.



1. Fanselow/Chomette (ODU) def. Rams/Rams (Temple); 8-2
2. Diskin/Muzalewski (ODU) def. Morozov/Stekolshikov (Temple); 8-0
3. Gishkaev/Vizhunov (Temple) def. Ochagavia/Fahoum (ODU); 8-5

1. Tobias Fanselow (ODU) def. Filip Rams (Temple); 6-1, 3-6, 6-2
2. Benjamin Chomette (ODU) def. Dmitry Vizhunov (Temple); 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
3. Yakov Diskin (ODU) def. Stekolshikov (Temple); 6-2, 6-0
4. Krzyzstof Muzalewski (ODU) def. Mansur Gishkaev (Temple); 6-3, 4-6, (10-2)
5. Kacper Rams (Temple) def. Albert Ochagavia (ODU); 6-1, 7-5
6. Fahoum Fahoum (ODU) def. Andrey Morozov (Temple); 6-3, 6-0

FINAL SCORE: Old Dominion 6, Temple 1

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