Men's Tennis Sweeps UIC in Home Opener
CHICAGO- The DePaul men’s tennis team posted a 7-0 sweep of cross-town rival UIC at the Lakeshore Athletic Club on Friday. The Blue Demons improve to 2-1 in dual action after taking the doubles point and all six singles matches in their home opener.
Jose Moncada and Austin Doerner kicked off doubles action for DePaul with an 8-5 victory over Andy Lockhart and Sebastian Lystad. They were followed by teammates George Wang and Alasdair Graetz, who posted an 8-5 win over Adriano Liccardo and Bastian Harbo. Danny Wilson and Vanja Grgec concluded the Blue Demons’ success in doubles with an 8-5 win over Eric Fey and Sam Sweeney.
Wang opened singles play with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Liccardo before Doerner defeated Lystad 6-1, 6-1 in the No. 2 spot. Moncada clinched DePaul’s team victory with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Fey in the third singles match. The evening closed with Grgec, Graetz and Jack Komar completing the sweep of the Flames.
The Blue Demons return to action as they host
DePaul 7, UIC 0
Moncada/Doerner (DePaul) def. Lockhart/Lystad (UIC) 8-5
Wang/Graetz (DePaul) def. Liccardo/Harbo (UIC) 8-5
Wilson/Grgec (DePaul) def. Fey/Sweeney (UIC) 8-5
George Wang (DePaul) def. Adriano Liccardo (UIC) 6-4, 6-1
Austin Doerner (DePaul) def. Sebastian Lystad (UIC) 6-1, 6-1
Jose Moncada (DePaul) def. Eric Fey (UIC) 6-1, 6-2
Vanja Grgec (DePaul) def. Bastian Harbo (UIC) 7-6, 5-7, 10-5
Alasdair Graetz (DePaul) def. Andy Lockhart (UIC) 6-4, 6-4
Jack Komar (DePaul) def. Sam Sweeney (UIC) 6-1, 6-2