NORMAN – The No. 24 Oklahoma men’s tennis workforce opened the weekend with a 4-1 get in excess of in-condition foe and No. 45 Tulsa Friday night at the Headington Loved ones Tennis Center.
Tulsa took the doubles issue, but OU (9-3) bounced back again in singles to seize the match.
“We understood Tulsa was heading to occur in below and be a definitely difficult match,” explained head coach Nick Crowell. “I was definitely happy of our guys coming back again again following dropping the doubles issue. I was definitely satisfied with how our guys rebounded in the singles and into the center of the match we started to participate in effectively and place them absent at the end.”
In doubles, Jake Van Emburgh and Max Stewart fell to Joshua Goodger and Tom Thelwall-Jones 6-4 on courtroom two. Alex Bakshi and Ferran Calvo dropped to Jarod Hing and Boriss Kamdem following a tiebreaker 7-6 (5) and Tulsa opened the match with a 1- lead.
When participate in was halted, Jochen Bertsch and Stefano Tsorotiotis have been also in a tiebreaker with Daniel Siddall and Kody Pearson.
Max Stewart was the first Faster off the courtroom in singles, having down Siddell 6-2, 6-1. The first established was tied a 2-all prior to Stewart took in excess of and received 4 straight video games to shut out the body, then jumped out to a 3- lead in established two prior to Siddell bought on the board.
Van Emburgh struck up coming with a 7-6 (7), 6-1 get at the No. 2 line. Right after a restricted first body, the sophomore dominated established two for his 3rd consecutive victory.
Bakshi place absent No. 84 Majed Kilani 6-4, 7-5 for his 3rd get in excess of a ranked opponent this season. Bakshi took established a person 6-4 following tying the body at every single recreation up to 4. The senior held on to get established two 7-5. With the victory, Baskhi stays undefeated (4-) at the leading location.
Calvo clinched the get when he downed Hing in a 3-setter, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 at the No. 3 line. Right after supplying up the first established, Calvo took in excess of the 2nd body following tying it at 4-all and winning the up coming two video games. The Faster went up 3- in the remaining established and gave up just a person recreation to end the match.
When participate in was abandoned, Mason Beiler was in a 3rd established with Stefan Hampe, primary 2-. The freshman rolled by established a person 6-1 prior to Hampe took established two in a tiebreaker 7-6 (6) to power a 3rd.
Jochen Bertsch was also in a 3rd established on courtroom 4, the place he trailed Pearson 5-2. Bertsch gave up the first 6-1 but fired back again to seize established two 6-4.
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1. Alex Bakshi (OU) def. #84 Majed Kilani (TULSA) 6-4, 7-5
2. Jake Van Emburgh (OU) def. Joshua Goodger (TULSA) 7-6 (9-7), 6-1
3. Ferran Calvo (OU) def. Jarod Hing (TULSA) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
4. Jochen Bertsch (OU) vs. Kody Pearson (TULSA) 1-6, 6-4, 2-5, unfinished
5. Mason Beiler (OU) vs. Stefan Hampe (TULSA) 6-1, 6-7 (6-8), 2-, unfinished
6. Max Stewart (OU) def. Daniel Siddall (TULSA) 6-2, 6-1
1. Jarod Hing/Boriss Kamdem (TULSA) def. Alex Bakshi/Ferran Calvo (OU) 7-6 (7-5)
2. Joshua Goodger/Tom Thelwall-Jones (TULSA) def. Jake Van Emburgh/Max Stewart (OU) 6-4
3. Jochen Bertsch/Stefano Tsorotiotis (OU) vs. Kody Pearson/Daniel Siddall (TULSA) 6-6, unfinished
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1) Singles (6,2,1,3)