Blue Demons Bounce UIC in 2013 Season Debut, 5-2
Junior Filip Dzanko took his season debut at first singles as DePaul ran off wins in the top three singles spots.

Jan. 12, 2013

CHICAGO - The DePaul men's tennis team took four singles matches and the doubles point, defeating UIC 5-2 in their 2013 season debut on Saturday at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness.

DePaul is now 1-0 in dual match play, while the Flames dropped to 0-1. It was the second straight season DePaul began the year with a dual match win over UIC.

The Blue Demons swept the top three spots in singles, beginning with Filip Dzanko's straight set win over Isaac Lloveras (6-2, 6-2). Mathias Hambach followed with a two-set win over Alan Reifer, 6-2, 6-3. Sten Leusink then picked up a 6-1, 6-3 decision over Alexander Raa.

At the five spot, Jan-Willem Feilzer clinched the match for DePaul with a 7-5, 6-3 win.

In doubles play, Feilzer and Leusink teamed up to slip by Maurizio Feoli and Reifer, 8-7, while Adam Reinhart and Kyle Johnson secured the doubles point with an 8-3 triumph versus Christopher Cole and Lloveras.

The Blue Demons will be back on the courts next weekend at Purdue. First serve against the Boilermakers is set for 11:00 a.m. CT.

DePaul 5, UIC 2

Singles
Filip Dzanko (D) def. Isaac Lloveras (UIC) 6-2, 6-2
Mathias Hambach (D) def. Alan Reifer (UIC) 6-2, 6-3
Sten Leusink (D) def. Alexander Raa (UIC) 6-1, 6-3
Christopher Cole (UIC) def. Kyle Johnson (D) 4-6, 3-3 (ret.)
Jan-Willem Feilzer (D) def. Rahul Kamath (UIC) 7-5, 6-3
Maurizio Feoli (UIC) def. Adam Reinhart (D) 6-3, 4-6, 10-8

 

 

Doubles
Raa/Kamath (UIC) def. Hambach/Dzanko (D) 8-6
Feilzer/Leusink (D) def. Feoli/Reifer (UIC) 8-7
Reinhart/Johnson (D) def. Cole/Lloveras (UIC) 8-3
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