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Arkansas Netters Wrap Successful Season Opener

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Arkansas Netters Wrap Successful Season Opener

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Razorback tennis team concluded the weekend with a sweep of its doubles matches against host-team Wichita State at the Shocker Invitational. During the season-opening event, the Arkansas netters won 14 of 15 singles matches and five of six in doubles action.

Freshman Chris Nott and sophomore Dmitry Lebedev teamed to win two matches during the Shocker Invitational, including Sunday’s 8-6 win over Albert Ballesta and Thiago Dos Santos.

In their first match of the spring, Taylor King and Tyler Tarnasky defeated Tiago Espirito Santo and Adrian Chermaci, 8-4. Bradwin Williams and Matt Hogan rebounded from a loss Saturday and beat Kevin Gardner and Scott McCormick, 8-1, on the event’s final day.

The Razorbacks will return to the courts and open their home schedule Jan. 27 when they host No. 69 Fresno State at 12 p.m. Log on to www.hogwired.com for more news about Arkansas tennis.

Sunday Results

Chris Nott/Dmitry Lebedev (Ark.) def. Albert Ballesta/Thiago Dos Santos (WSU) 8-6

Tyler Tarnasky/Taylor King (Ark.) def. Tiago Espirito Santo/Adrian Chermaci (WSU) 8-4

Bradwin Williams/Matt Hogan (Ark.) def. Kevin Gardner/Scott McCormick (WSU) 8-1

Saturday Results (1/19)

#76 Blake Strode (Ark.) def. Luka Marinkovic (ILS) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

Colin Mascall (Ark.) def. Daniel Tobar (ILS) 5-7, 7-5, 6-4

Chris Nott (Ark.) def. Nuno Jacinto (ILS) 6-1, 6-3

Bradwin Williams (Ark.) def. Xavier Riart-Ferrer (ILS) 6-3, 7-5

Matt Hogan (Ark.) def. Oscar Beich (ILS) 6-4, 6-4

Tyler Tarnaskey (Ark.) def. Michael Hobson (ILS) 7-5, 6-4

Branden Joost (Ark.) def. Scott McCormick (WSU) 6-1, 6-2

Blake Strode/Colin Mascall (Ark.) def. #47 Luka Marinkovic/Daniel Tobar (ILS) 8-4

Chris Nott/Dmitry Lebedev (Ark.) def. Nuno Jacinto/Xavier Riart-Ferrer (ILS) 8-3

Michael Hobson/Oscar Beich (ILS) def. Matt Hogan/Bradwin Williams (Ark.) 8-4

Sergey Avdeyev (OU)/Branden Joost (Ark.) def. Scott McCormick/Rodrigo Briceno (WSU) 8-1

Friday Results (1/18)

#76 Blake Strode (Ark.) def. Tiago Santo (WSU), 6-4, 3-6, 6-2

Chris Nott (Ark.) def. Albert Ballesta (WSU), 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Dmitry Lebedev (Ark.) def. Thiago Santos (WSU), 6-2, 5-7, 6-2

Matt Hogan (Ark.) def. Jonathan Obrist (WSU), 6-2, 3-0 (ret.)

Adrian Chermaci (WSU) def. Colin Mascall (Ark.), 6-7(6), 6-4, 7-6(6)

Tyler Tarnasky (Ark.) def. Scott McCormick (WSU), 6-2, 6-2

Bradwin Williams (Ark.) def. Kevin Gardner (WSU), 6-2, 6-4

Taylor King def. Rodrigo Briceno, 6-3, 6-1

Nick Spinazze
def. Rodrigo Briceno, 6-0, 6-0



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