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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.

Sten Leusink, Tim Corwin and Jan-Willem Feilzer all had singles matches that were stopped when the Blue Demons took the fourth point of the day.

Next up for the Blue Demons is a semifinal match tomorrow afternoon. Match time from Murfreesboro is scheduled for 1 p.m. (CST).

Singles competition 

1. Filip Dzanko (DEP) def. Jonny Rigby (SIU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Sten Leusink (DEP) vs. Jorge Cavero (SIU) unfinished
3. David Vieyra (DEP) def. Michal Kianicka (SIU) 6-2, 6-3
4. Joshua Schramm (DEP) def. Szymon Opieczonek (SIU) 6-3, 6-4
5. Rafael Cuadrillero (SIU) vs. Tim Corwin (DEP) no result
6. Filip Aleksic (SIU) vs. Jan-Willem Feilzer (DEP) no result

Doubles competition 

1. Filip Dzanko/David Vieyra (DEP) def. Jonny Rigby/Michal Kianicka (SIU) 6-3
2. Jorge Cavero/Szymon Opieczonek (SIU) def. Adam Reinhart/Jan-Willem Feilzer (DEP) 6-2
3. Joshua Schramm/Sten Leusink (DEP) def. Filip Aleksic/Jeremy Dixon (SIU) 6-3