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Men's Tennis Opens Atlanta Trip With Win at Georgia State
Paul John


Paul John

April 4, 2014

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ATLANTA, Ga. -- The DePaul men's tennis team knocked off Georgia State, 4-1, to open its two-match trip to Atlanta on Friday afternoon.

With the win, the Blue Demons improved to 8-11, while Georgia State fell to 8-12.

DePaul started the match with a 1-0 lead thanks to victories in the No. 1 and 2 doubles matches. Filip Dzanko teammed with David Vieyra (No. 1) to beat Robert Schulze and Sofiane Chevallier, 8-7, and Joshua Schramm and Sten Leusink outlasted Thomas Cook and Valentin Horvat, 8-7, in the No. 2 match.

In singles play, DePaul got wins out of its No. 1, 3 and 6 slots to clinch the match. Vieyra (No. 3) knocked off Chevallier, 6-2, 6-2, Dzanko (No. 1) beat Jannis Koeke (6-2, 6-3) and Paul John provided the match-clinching point with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 triumph over Horvat at No. 6 singles.

The Blue Demons have been rolling the past three and a half weeks. Since March 8, they have won 6-of-8.

DePaul looks to make it 7-of-9 when it faces the No. 74 College of Charleston tomorrow morning. Match time from Atlanta is scheduled for 9 a.m.