Rotating image

UIC Flames
Official Store

    Men's Tennis Drops 7-0 Decision at Illinois State
     

     
    Isaac Lloveras
     
    Isaac Lloveras
     
    Men's Tennis Home

    HEADLINES
    Men's Tennis Wraps Up Competition at River Forest Invite

    Men's Tennis to Host River Forest Invitational

    Top Flames Moment: Men's Tennis Wins Senior Day against Youngstown State

    RELATED LINKS
    Flames Tennis Facility

    UIC Flames Facebook

    UIC Flames Twitter


     

    Feb. 16, 2013

    NORMAL, Ill. - Freshman Christopher Cole extended his No. 4 singles match to three sets, but the UIC men's tennis team dropped a 7-0 dual match decision against Illinois State at Evergreen Racquet Club Saturday afternoon. The Redbirds captured the doubles point, and cruised to six-consecutive victories in singles play, including five in straight-sets.

    The `Birds claimed the doubles point with a pair of 8-4 wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles positions. Alexander Raa and Rahul Kamath teamed to make up the Flames' top singles duo, while Alan Reifer and Cole matched up at the second doubles position. The No. 3 doubles match went into the books unfinished.

    Cole outlasted his ISU counterpart in the first set of the No. 4 singles match, winning in a tiebreaker. He dropped the second set 6-0, and in a shortened tie-breaker in the third, 10-6. Raa dropped a 6-3, 6-0 decision at the top singles position, while Isaac Lloveras fell short at No. 2, 6-3, 6-3.

    Reifer (6-2, 6-2), Maurizio Feoli (6-4, 6-2) and Kamath (6-1, 6-2) all fell in straight-sets at the respective No. 3, No. 5 and No. 6 singles flights.

    UIC will complete its weekend road trip at No. 33 Northwestern Sunday night. First serve from Combe Tennis Center is set for 7:30 p.m.

    Illinois State 7, UIC 0
    Singles

    1. Alexander Pelaez (ISU) def. Alexander Raa (UIC) 6-3, 6-0
    2. Rolando Torrellas (ISU) def. Isaac Lloveras (UIC) 6-3, 6-3
    3. Jakub Eisner (ISU) def. Alan Reifer (UIC) 6-2, 6-2
    4. Jacob Wilson (UIC) def. Christopher Cole (UIC) 6-7, 6-1, 10-6
    5. Rodrigo Oliveira (ISU) def. Maurizio Feoli (UIC) 6-4, 6-2
    6. Michael Sellitto (ISU) def. Rahul Kamath (UIC) 6-1, 6-2

     

     

    Doubles
    1. Jakub Eisner/Rolando Torrellas (ISU) def. Alexander Raa/Rahul Kamath (UIC) 8-4
    2. Muddappa Appanervanda/Rodrigo Oliveira (ISU) def. Alan Reifer/Christopher Cole (UIC) 8-4
    3. Jacob Wilson/Michael Sellitto (ISU) vs. Isaac Lloveras/Maurizio Feoli: Did not finish