Men's Tennis Downs Chicago State, 5-2, In First Dual Match Of Season

Sean Kreymborg was victorious in singles and doubles action on Saturday.
Sean Kreymborg was victorious in singles and doubles action on Saturday.

Oct. 3, 2004

Chicago, Ill.- The University of Illinois at Chicago men's tennis team played their first dual match of the season on Saturday, looking sharp in a 5-2 win over Chicago State at the UIC Outdoor Courts.

UIC (1-0) swept the doubles point and took four of six singles bouts to defeat the city rival Cougars (0-1).

The Flames won their doubles matches by a combined 24-7 score, thanks to two 8-1 wins by the top two doubles duos.

Ivan Kovalev made his UIC dual match debut at No. 1 singles, and he didn't disappoint. Kovalev downed Prakoso Immanuel in an impressive straight sets victory, 6-0, 6-3.

Andy Lockhart also made a stellar dual match debut, defeating Brett Thompson at the No. 3 spot, 6-0, 6-2.

Sean Kreymborg and Eric Fey notched strong singles wins.

UIC returns to action on October 16th for the Marquette Invitational in Milwaukee, Wis.

UIC 5, Chicago State 2

Singles 1. Ivan Kovalev (UIC) def. Prakoso Immanuel (CSU) 6-0, 6-3 2. Prabowo Immanuel (CSU) def. Karol Zarucki (UIC) 6-4, 6-3 3. Andy Lockhart (UIC) def. Brett Thompson (CSU) 6-0, 6-2 4. Vinicius Font (CSU) def. Paul Glendenning (UIC) 7-5, 5-7, 10-3 5. Sean Kreymborg (UIC) def. Dejan Avramovic (CSU) 6-2, 6-1 6. Eric Fey (UIC) def. Abram Mamahit (CSU) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles 1. Zarucki/Kovalev (UIC) def. Immanuel/Immanuel (CSU) 8-1 2. Glendenning/Kreymborg (UIC) def. Thompson/Avramovic (CSU) 8-1 3. Fey/James Wonneberg (UIC) def. Font/Mamahit (CSU) 8-5