FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The No. 75 Razorback men’s tennis team captured another win against the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles in Tulsa on Tuesday. The 5-2 win moved the Hogs to 7-13 overall on the season.
In doubles play, the No. 2 and 3 positions picked up wins for the Hogs. Matt Walters and Gregoire Lehmann defeated Dario Beslic and Dmitry Suslov 8-1 at No. 2. Taj Harrison and Manfred Jeske beat Matthew Tansil and Matthey Prevost 8-2 at No. 3. The Hogs took the doubles point and had some momentum going into singles play.
Individually, the Razorbacks grabbed four out of six matches in singles play. Jeske, Mike Nott, Harrison and Matt Walters were all victorious in straight sets. Oral Roberts managed to take Hall Fess and Gregoire Lehmann into tie breaking third sets that led to their points. The Razorbacks came away with a 5-2 victory for the night.
The Hogs travel to Kentucky on Friday and Vanderbilt on Sunday for their next round of conference matches. Arkansas’ match against Kentucky is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Sunday’s match against Vanderbilt begins at noon. For more information on the men’s tennis team, log on to www. ArkansasRazorbacks.com.
Oral Roberts 2, #75 Arkansas 5April 6, 4:30 p.m.DoublesOrder of finish: 1. Igor Sobolta/Mikhail Trukshanin (ORU) def. Hall Fess/Michael Nott 8-42. Matt Walters/Gregoire Lehmann (UA) def. Dario Beslic/Dmitry Suslov (ORU) 8-13. Taj Harrison/Manfred Jeske (UA) def. Matthew Tansil/Matthew Prevost (ORU) 8-2SinglesOrder of finish: 1. Mikhail Trukshanin (ORU) def. Gregoire Lehmann (UA) 6-2, 5-7, 1-0(4)2. Manfred Jeske (UA) def. Igor Sobolta (ORU) 6-4, 7-63. Dmitry Suslov (ORU) def. Hall Fess (UA) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0(6)4. Mike Nott (UA) def. Dario Beslic (ORU) 6-0, 6-05. Taj Harrison (UA) def. Matthew Tansil (ORU) 6-2, 6-06. Matt Walters (UA) def. Matthew Prevost (ORU) 6-0, 6-0