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Monarchs Fall to Memphis in ITA Kickoff Weekend, 4-1

January 25, 2019
By ODU Athletics

WINSTON SALEM, N.C. – The Old Dominion men’s tennis team (2-1) fell to Memphis (5-0) by a 4-1 score on Friday at the Wake Forest Indoor Tennis Courts as part of the 2019 ITA Kickoff Weekend.

ODU’s No. 74 nationally ranked Francois Musitelli defeated Jeremy Taylor in No. 2 singles (6-2, 6-3).

The Tennis Monarchs will be right back in action tomorrow, Jan. 25 at 2:00 p.m. ET against BYU. LIVE STATS LINK for ODU vs. BYU.

Tennis Match Results
Old Dominion vs Memphis
1/25/2019 at Winston-Salem, N.C.
(WF Indoor Tennis Center)

Memphis 4, Old Dominion 1

Singles competition
1. Chris Patzanovsky (MEM) def. Aziz Kijametovic (ODU) 6-2, 6-3
2. #74 Francois Musitelli (ODU) def. Jeremy Taylor (MEM) 6-2, 6-3
3. Jan Pallares (MEM) vs. Jannik Giesse (ODU) 6-3, 1-6, 3-4, unfinished
4. Matt Story (MEM) vs. Nicola Vidal (ODU) 7-5, 5-3, unfinished
5. David Stevenson (MEM) def. Federico Rebecchini (ODU) 6-4, 7-5
6. Oscar Cutting (MEM) def. Oliver Tobisch (ODU) 7-5, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. #21 Francois Musitelli/Aziz Kijametovic (ODU) def. David Stevenson/Oscar Cutting (MEM) 6-4
2. Jan Pallares/Patrick Sydow (MEM) def. Jannik Giesse/Oliver Tobisch (ODU) 7-6 (7-4)
3. Matt Story/Jeremy Taylor (MEM) def. Nicola Vidal/Federico Rebecchini (ODU) 6-3

Match Notes:
Old Dominion 2-1
Memphis 5-0
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (1,2,5,6)
T-2:22