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GW Men's Tennis Downs UMBC, 6-1

Freshman Julius Tverijonas won his second singles match of the weekend at UMBC on Sunday.
 
Freshman Julius Tverijonas won his second singles match of the weekend at UMBC on Sunday.
 

March 23, 2014

Box Score

BALTIMORE, Md.  – The No. 54 George Washington men’s tennis team earned a 6-1 decision over UMBC on Sunday afternoon at the Retrievers’ UMBC Tennis Complex. 

GW (10-5) captured the doubles point then picked up singles victories at Nos. 2-6 in comfortable fashion to top UMBC (9-7). Sophomore Danil Zelenkov and senior Ulrik Thomsen won their respective singles matches in straight sets at No. 3 and No. 6 over the Retrievers.

In doubles, the No. 57 tandem of junior Francisco Dias and freshman Julius Tverijonas defeated Justin Carter and Melker Svard, 8-6, at the No. 1 position and the No. 3 senior duo of Viktor Svensson and Thomsen downed Eliott Loubatie and Kamal Patel, 8-2.

In singles action, Dias defeated Svard, 7-6 (4), 6-4, in the No. 2 match, and Zelenkov rolled to a 6-2, 6-1 win over Loubatie at the No. 3 spot. Tverijonas downed Alex Drean, 7-5, 6-3, in the fourth flight, Svensson topped Daniel Gray, 7-6 (5), 6-3, in No. 5 play and Thomsen defeated Patel at No. 6 by scores of 6-1, 6-2.


 

 

GW returns to the court when it opens Atlantic 10 action at home against Fordham and Richmond on April 4 and 5, respectively. First serve for both matches at the GW Tennis Center is slated for 12 p.m.


#54 George Washington 6, UMBC 1
Singles
No. 1 – Justin Carter (UMBC) def. Nikita Fomin (GW) – 3-6, 7-6 (5), 10-8
No. 2 – Francisco Dias (GW) def. Melker Svard (UMBC) – 7-6 (4), 6-4
No. 3 – Danil Zelenkov (GW) def. Eliott Loubatie (UMBC) – 6-2, 6-1
No. 4 – Julius Tverijonas (GW) def. Alex Drean (UMBC) – 7-5, 6-3
No. 5 – Viktor Svensson (GW) def. Daniel Gray (UMBC) – 7-6 (5), 6-3
No. 6 – Ulrik Thomsen (GW) def. Kamal Patel (UMBC) – 6-1, 6-2

Doubles
No. 1 – #57 Francisco Dias/Julius Tverijonas (GW) def. Justin Carter/Melker Svard (UMBC) – 8-6
No. 2 – Nikita Fomin/Danil Zelenkov (GW) def. Alex Drean/Daniel Gray (UMBC) – 7-3 (DNF)
No 3 – Viktor Svensson/Ulrik Thomsen (GW) def. Eliott Loubatie/Kamal Patel (UMBC) – 8-2

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