Jose Moncada gave DePaul a singles victory as the No. 69 Blue Demons suffered a 6-1 loss to the Bulldogs on Sunday at the Drake Tennis Center.
DES MOINES, Iowa – The No. 69 DePaul men’s tennis team suffered a 6-1 loss to Drake on Sunday at the Drake Tennis Center. Jose Moncada gave the Blue Demons their only point of the dual with a singles win.
Moncada opened the No. 3 singles match against Dalibor Pavic with a 7-6 victory in the first set. Pavic fought back to win the second set, 6-3, before Moncada took the tiebreaker, 10-6.
Doubles action saw George Wang and Alasdair Graetz defeat Guilherme Marsiglia and Halvar Dil, 8-4, in the second match, but the Bulldogs narrowly won the other two flights. Austin Doerner and Moncada lost 9-7 to Maor Zirkin and Pavic at No. 1, while Vanja Grgec and Danny Wilson suffered a 9-8 defeat to Ivan Mendoza and Sergi Vila in the third match.
The Blue Demons (7-5, 1-0 BIG EAST) return to action this Wednesday with a noon match at No. 63 Indiana.
No. 1-#17 Pavic/Zirkin (DU) def. Doerner/Moncada (DePaul) 9-7
No. 2-Wang/Graetz (DePaul) def. Marsiglia/Dil (DU) 8-4
No. 3-Vila/Mendoza (DU) def. Grgec/Wilson (DePaul) 9-8
No. 1-Maor Zirkin (DU) def. George Wang (DePaul) 6-3, 2-6, 10-4
No. 2-Sergi Vila (DU) def. Austin Doerner (DePaul) 6-2, 6-4
No. 3-Jose Moncada (DePaul) def. #96 Dalibor Pavic (DU) 7-6, 3-6, 10-6
No. 4-Guilherme Marsiglia (DU) def. Alasdair Graetz (DePaul) 7-6, 6-2
No. 5-Ivan Mendoza (DU) def. Vanja Grgec (DePaul) 6-3, 7-5
No. 6-Bokang Setshogo (DU) def. Jack Komar (DePaul) 6-4, 6-1