April 10, 2013

Men's Tennis Edges Longwood, 4-3

FARMVILLE, VA --- The ASA Men's Tennis team scored another victory over a NCAA Division I opponent, defeating Longwood University, 4-3, on Wednesday afternoon in Virginia.

The Avengers won four of the six singles flights, all in straight sets. Freshman Tim Srkala led the way for ASA, winning his #1 match by the score of 6-2, 6-3. Srkala also won his #1 doubles flight, pairing with freshman Rolando Perez to take ASA's lone game, 8-6.

ASA swept the lower half of the singles matches with freshman Christian Waldron (6-0, 6-1), sophomore Pavel Zhdanov (6-3, 7-5) and freshman Rafael Alvarez (7-6, 6-3) all notching triumphs.

 

MATCH RESULTS

SINGLES
1. Khmiadashvili LOST against Srkala 6-2, 6-3
2. Elston WON against Khabiyev 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (1)
3. Becker WON against Joseph 6-3 6-4
4. Kelleher LOST to Waldron 6-0, 6-1
5. Johnson LOST to Zhdanov 6-3, 7-5
6. Higgs LOST to Alvarez 7-6, 6-3

DOUBLES
1. Elston/Becker LOST to Srkala/Perez 8-6
2. Khmiadeshuili/Kelleher WON against Joseph/Khabiyev 8-6
3. Johnson/Fudge WON against Waldron/Alvarez 8-1