Monarchs Complete Doubleheader With 6-1 Win Over UNCG

January 26, 2008
By ODU Athletics

Jan. 26, 2008

Norfolk, Va. - The Monarchs of ODU completed a doubleheader sweep in men's tennis Friday night by defeating North Carolina Greensboro 6-1, hours after also earning a victory over Georgetown.

Playing as doubles partners for the first time, Dan Couzens and Timo Gehrke won 8-3 at No. 2, while brothers Matt and Riley King earned an 8-2 victory at No. 3 doubles to give ODU the doubles point.

In singles play the Monarchs won five of the six matches, with Yakov Diskin turning in a stellar performance at the No. 6 position where he blanked UNCG's Andrew Clark 6-0, 6-0. Eidy Igarashi, Tobias Fanselow and Rodrigo Souza all earned straight set victories for the Monarchs, while Alex Seleznev rebounded from a slow start to win 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 against Audrey Bubnov at the No. 1 singles position.

The Spartans only point on the night came with Yuroslav Litus' 7-5, 6-3 victory over Gehrke at the No. 4 singles position.

OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY vs. UNC- GREENSBORO

DOUBLES:

1. Bubnov/Kubdereli (UNCG) def. Souza/Fanselow (ODU) 8-5

2. Gehrke/Couzens (ODU) def. John/Litus (UNCG) 8-3

3. M. King/ R. King (ODU) def. Betus/Clark (UNCG) 8-2

SINGLES:

1. Alex Seleznev (ODU) def. Audrey Bubnov (UNCG) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

2. Eidy Igarashi (ODU) def. Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) 6-4, 6-2

3. Tobias Fanselow (ODU) def. William John (UNCG) 6-2, 6-3

4. Yuroslav Litus (UNCG) def. Timo Gehrke (ODU) 7-5, 6-3

5. Rodrigo Souza (ODU) def. Taylor Befus (UNCG) 6-2, 6-1

6. Yakov Diskin (ODU) def. Andrew Clark (UNCG) 6-0, 6-0

FINAL SCORE: OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY 6, UNC- GREENSBORO 1

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