Men's Tennis Scorches Texas-Tyler, 6-1
March 22, 2005
Tyler, Texas- The UIC men's tennis team swept three close doubles matches to grab an early lead that they never relinquished to secure a 6-1 road victory over the University of Texas at Tyler on Monday.
The win helped the Flames (6-6) evened their overall record while snapping a three-match losing skid.
UIC snared the doubles point with three two-point wins. The Flames took the first two by identical 8-6 scores while clinching the third 9-7.
Ivan Kovalev won his third match in a row with a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles over Adam Stone.
The Flames also won the close matches, as Eric Fey took a 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 back-and-forth thrille over Jordan Repsher at No. 4 singles, while Sean Kreymborg won a 4-6, 7-5, 10-7 comeback marathon match over Kevin Cook.
UIC continues its spring trip this Wednesday against SMU in Dallas, Texas.
UIC 6, Texas-Tyler 1 SINGLES 1. Ivan Kovalev (UIC) def. Adam Stone (UTT) 6-4, 6-2 2. Karol Zarucki (UIC) def. Patrick Painter (UTT) 7-6(8), 6-1 3. Steven Campbell (UTT) def. Paul Glendenning (UIC) 6-4, 6-1 4. Eric Fey (UIC) def. Jordan Repsher (UTT) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 5. Sean Kreymborg (UIC) def. Kevin Cook (UTT) 4-6, 7-5, 10-7 6. Enrico Kasjan (UIC) def. Joseph Vann (UTT) 6-3, 6-0