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DePaul Falls in Second Match at HEB Tournament
Mathias Hambach turned in wins in singles and doubles on Friday.

Mathias Hambach turned in wins in singles and doubles on Friday.

March 1, 2013

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - DePaul men's tennis dropped its afternoon match, 4-1, against South Alabama on the campus of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Friday at the HEB Tournament of Champions.

Mathias Hambach was a winner at second singles for the Blue Demons, defeating the Jaguars' Alex Bernhard 7-6 (0), 6-3. The senior had a hand in both points DePaul earned during the day.

In Friday's morning match, Hambach teamed up with Jan-Willem Feilzer for a win in doubles over MTSU's 35th-ranked pair of Ben Davis and Victor Cornea.

The two squads skipped doubles play as DePaul dropped to 3-8 overall in dual match play. South Alabama improved to 5-6 after dropping its early match against Texas-San Antonio.

DePaul will wrap up play at the two-day tournament tomorrow, facing Western Michigan in the 7th place consolation match. Match time is yet to be determined.

South Alabama 4, DePaul 1

Singles

1. Daniel Leitner (USA) DNF Filip Dzanko (D) 7-6 (2), 3-2
2. Mathias Hambach (D) def. Alex Bernard (USA) 7-6 (0), 6-3
3. Gerhard Gruindelingh (USA) def. Sten Leusink (D) 7-5, 6-3
4. Juan Troglia (USF) def. Paul John (D) 6-4, 6-3
5. Shayann Vaezzadeh (USA) def. Jan-Willem Feilzer 6-3, 6-3
6. Blake Gregor (USA) def. Adam Reinhart (D) 7-5, 6-3