Monarchs Advance To Semifinals Of CAA Tennis Championships
April 17, 2009
Norfolk, Va. – The fourth-seeded ODU men’s tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the CAA Tennis Championship with a 4-0 victory over #5 Delaware Friday morning at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center. The Monarchs will take on top seed UNC Wilmington Saturday at 1 p.m.
ODU earned the doubles point against Delaware as Tobias Fanselow and Matt Fawcett downed the Hens’ Austin Longacre and Nolan Greenberg, 8-3, at number one and the Monarchs’ Yakov Diskin and Krzysztof Muzalewski topped Andre Vorobyov and Camilo Perez, 8-2, at number three.
In singles action, the Monarchs picked up three straight-set singles victories to wrap up the match. Aleksandr Seleznev, the CAA Player of the Year, beat Longacre, 6-1, 6-4 at number one, Fanselow defeated Vorobyov, 6-0, 6-4, at number two, and Alex Funkhouser rolled past Courtney Scott, 6-0, 6-1, at number five.
2009 CAA MEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP – Quarterfinals
Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center – Norfolk, Va.
#4 Old Dominion 4, #5 Delaware 0
#1 Aleksandr Seleznev (ODU) d. Austin Longacre (UD) 6-1, 6-4
#2 Tobias Fanselow (ODU) d. Andre Vorobyov (UD) 6-0, 6-4
#3 Matt Fawcett (ODU) vs. Chris Hincker (UD) 6-5 - DNF
#4 Yakov Diskin (ODU) vs. Sam Barrer (UD) 6-3, 1-4 - DNF
#5 Alex Funkhouser (ODU) d. Courtney Scott (UD) 6-0, 6-1
#6 Krzysztof Muzalewski (ODU) vs. Nolan Greenberg (UD) 7-5, 3-2 - DNF
#1 Fanselow/Fawcett (ODU) d. Longacre/Greenberg (UD) 8-3
#2 Seleznev/Funkhouser (ODU) vs. Vorobyov/Hincker (UD) 7-3 - DNF
#3 Diskin/Muzalewski (ODU) d. Vorobyov/Camilo Perez (UD) 8-2