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Men's Tennis Downs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 6-1

Matija Zgaga clenched the win against TAMU-CC for the Bears Saturday.

Matija Zgaga clenched the win against TAMU-CC for the Bears Saturday.

Jan. 27, 2007

WACO, Texas - The second-ranked Baylor men's tennis team defeated No. 67 Texas A&M- Corpus Christi in its first home match Saturday at the Baylor Tennis Center.

The Bears took an early lead taking the doubles point with three wins over Texas A&M- Corpus Christi. Matija Zgaga and Dominik Mueller took the first doubles match defeating Jamie Ferris and Jose Zunino 8-2. Baylor's Lars Poerschke and Michal Kokta nailed down another 8-2 victory over Mikhail Pavlov and Andrey Kumantsov while Matt Brown and Attila Bucko posted a doubles win defeating Raul Rivas and Jose Ycaza 8-2.

In singles action, No. 56 Poerschke picked up the first singles point for the Bears after Pavlov withdrew due to injury (6-0, 3-0). Brown quickly downed Joey Farias in the six spot 6-0, 6-1 while Zgaga followed with a win over Ferris 6-0, 6-2 on court four.

No. 53 Mueller picked up another win for the Bears defeating Zunino 6-3, 6-0 while No. 17 Kokta defeated Rivas 7-6 (5), 6-2.

No. 66 Denes Lukacs fell to No. 29 Kumantsov in the No. 1 spot 1-6, 4-6.

The Bears will return to action Tuesday, Jan. 30 when they host Lousiana-Lafayette.

# 2 Baylor-6 def. # 67 TAMU-CC - 1
Singles
Order of Finish: 3, 6, 4*, 5, 1, 2
1. #29 Andrey Kumantsov (TAMU-CC) def. # 66 Denes Lukacs (BU) 6-1, 6-4
2. #17 Michal Kokta (BU) def. Raul Rivas (TAMU-CC) 7-6 (5), 6-2
3. #56 Lars Poerschke (BU) def. Mikhail Pavlov (TAMU-CC) 6-0, 3-0, (ret. Inj)
4. Matija Zgaga (BU) def.Jaime Ferris (TAMU-CC) 6-0, 6-2
5. #53 Dominik Mueller (BU) def. Jose Zunino (TAMU-CC) 6-3, 6-0
6. Matt Brown (BU) def. Joey Farias (TAMU-CC) 6-0, 6-1
Doubles
Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3
1. Poerschke/Kokta (BU) def. Pavlov/Kumantsov (TAMU-CC) 8-2
2. Zgaga/Mueller (BU) def. Farras/Zunino (TAMU-CC) 8-2
3. Brown/Bucko (BU) def. Rivas/Ycaza (TAMU-CC) 8-2

 

 

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