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Tennis Hogs Fall to South Carolina; Johansson

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Tennis Hogs Fall to South Carolina; Johansson
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Junior Oskar Johansson and sophomore Magnus Kullenberg were the only two Razorbacks to win in singles competition in a 5-2 loss to South Carolina Friday afternoon.

Johansson, who is ranked 15th nationally, defeated No. 100 Robert Steckley 6-2, 6-2, for his 26th win of the season. With the win, Johansson moves in a tie for 10th on the Razorbacks most wins in a season list. The win is his 76th of his career.

Kullenberg was able to pull out a tough three-set decision 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 in the win over Jermone Jourdon at No. 3 singles. Henrik Tofft, who is ranked 77th, lost to No. 64 Guillaume Legat in straight sets 6-0, 6-4.

The Hogs were swept in doubles 3-0. Johansson and Chris Campbell teamed up at No. 1, Henrik Tofft and John Deaton played at No. 2 and the freshman duo of Aleksey Bubis and Eduardo Pacheco were at the No. 3 spot.

The Hogs will travel to LSU for a 1 p.m. match April 2.

Arkansas 2, South Carolina 5

Doubles
Steckley/Jourdon, USC, d. Johansson/Chris Campbell, UA, 8-4
Legat/Akesson, USC, d. Tofft/John Deaton, UA, 8-6
Gamboa/David Nelson, USC, d. Bubis/Pacheco, UA, 8-6

Singles
(15) Oskar Johansson, UA, d. (100) Robert Steckley, USC, 6-2, 6-2
(64) Guillaume Legat, USC, d. (77) Henrik Tofft, UA, 6-0. 6-4
Magnus Kullenberg, UA, d. Jerome Jourdon, USC, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3
Juan Gamboa, USC, d. Aleksey Bubis, UA, 6-2, 7-5
Seth Rose, USC, d. Tiago Azevedo, UA, 6-3, 6-1
Olof Akesson, USC, d. Eduardo Pacheco, UA, 6-3, 6-4



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