Men's Tennis Beats SIU, Pushes Win Streak to Five
March 28, 2014
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- The DePaul men's tennis team extended its winning streak to five matches on Friday afternoon, topping Southern Illinois, 4-0, at the MTSU Shootout.
DePaul improved to 7-9 overall, while SIU fell to 7-6.
The Blue Demons took 2-of-3 doubles matches to start the day up 1-0. Filip Dzanko and David Vieyra won at No. 1 doubles, beating Jonny Rigby and Michal Klanicka, 6-4. Sten Leusink and Joshua Schramm secured the point with a 6-3 triumph over Filip Aleksic and Jeremy Dixon in the No. 3 slot.
In singles play, DePaul needed just three matches to finish off the Salukis. Dzanko beat Rigby at No. 1 singles, 6-3, 6-1, Vieyra handled Klanicka, 6-3, 6-3, in the No. 3 position and Schramm defeated Szymon Opieczonek handily in the No. 4 match, 6-3, 6-1.
Next up for the Blue Demons is a semifinal match tomorrow afternoon. Match time from Murfreesboro is scheduled for 1 p.m. (CST).
1. Filip Dzanko (DEP) def. Jonny Rigby (SIU) 6-3, 6-1
1. Filip Dzanko/David Vieyra (DEP) def. Jonny Rigby/Michal Kianicka (SIU) 6-3