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Tennis Hogs Drop 4-3 Decision to San Diego

Tennis Hogs Drop 4-3 Decision to San Diego
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Arkansas (5-8, 2-4 SEC) could not overcome the double’s point deficit Wednesday afternoon in a 4-3 loss to San Diego (9-5).

Junior Henrik Tofft and senior John Deaton teamed up at No. 1 doubles for the only doubles win 8-4. Freshmen Eduardo Pacheco and Aleksey lost 8-4 and the duo of Brad Berry and Chris Campbell suffered an 8-5 loss.

In singles, eighth ranked Oskar Johansson battled a bad back and Mattias Tangefjord but lost a stringent 6-4, 6-7, 6-2 match.

Eighty-third ranked Tofft improved to 19-7 on the season winning 6-3, 6-4.

At No. 3 singles, Magnus Kullenberg lost the first set 0-6 and rallied back in the second and third sets 7-5, 6-2 for the victory.

Sophomore Tiago Azevedo defeated Ross Bourne at No. 5 singles 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

The Hogs will continue to play in San Diego against Loyola Marymount Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m. CST.

Arkansas 3

Tofft/John Deaton, UA, d. Maldonado/Rizo, USD, 8-4
Tangefjord/Taylor, USD, d. Pacheco/Bubis, UA, 8-4
Cooper/Burghardt, USD, d. Brad Berry/Campbell, UA, 8-5

Mattias Tangfjord, USD, d. Oskar Johansson, UA, 6-4, 6-7, 6-2
Henrik Tofft, UA, d. German Maldonado, USD, 6-3, 6-4
Magnus Kullenberg, UA, d. Sean Cooper, USD, 0-6, 7-5, 6-2
Stephen Taylor, USD, d. Aleksey Bubis, UA, 6-0, 6-1
Tiago Azevedo, d. Ross Bourne, USD, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6
Ted Burghardt, USD, d. Eduardo Pacheco, UA, 6-4, 6-4

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