Dominating Victory Over IUPUI Gives Men's Tennis Fourth Consecutive Win|
April 9, 2005
Chicago, Ill.- The UIC men's tennis team overpowered visiting IUPUI on Saturday, dominating the Jaguars to win a 7-0 dual match in the second contest of a doubleheader at the UIC Outdoor Courts.
The Flames won their fourth match in a row to mark their tenth victory of the season, improving to 10-7.
Ivan Kovalev was untouchable, winning a 6-0, 6-0 match against Juan Mas at No. 1 singles. Kovalev has now won seven of his last eight matches, all at the top spot.
Karol Zarucki finished his match next with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Marc Pyatt, followed by No. 3 singles player Paul Glendenning's 6-2, 6-2 win over Ross Gehlhausen to clinch the team victory with the fourth UIC point.
Newcomer Enrico Kasjan completed his match soon after Glendenning's win by taking a 6-1, 6-1 win over Greg Fallowfield, while Eric Fey powered his way to a 6-4, 6-3 win over Ronnie Pedro at the fourth spot.
Sean Kreymborg then sent Flames fans home happy with a dramatic tiebreaker win to take a 6-3, 7-6(5) win over Joe Harvath.
IUPUI fell to 3-10 on the year.
UIC went 2-0 on the day with a 6-1 win over Horizon League rival Youngstown State that evened the Flames' conference mark at 2-2.
The Flames journey to the South Side of the city to face Chicago State this Monday at 3 p.m.
UIC 7, IUPUI 0