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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.


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