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Men's Tennis Falls in C-USA Championship Opener



MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- East Carolina recorded the third sweep of the opening day of the annual Conference USA Men’s Tennis Championships with a 4-0 win over DePaul on Thursday.

 

The Pirates dominated early, claiming the doubles point. The team of Paulo Baumer and Nick Rose recorded an 8-3 performance in No. 2 doubles, and Felipe Fonseca with Mark Gellard claimed an 8-4 win in the third flight.

 

In singles action, Baumer defeated George Wang of DePaul, 6-2, 6-0. Fonseca topped Will Wang in straight sets (6-0, 6-1) in the No. 4 slot, while Rose beat Michael Fessler in two sets as well (6-1, 6-0) in No. 6 singles.

 

East Carolina 4, DePaul 0

Doubles

No. 1 - Charl Meyer/Darren Mansell vs. Mark Henderson/Sam Davidson, dnf

No. 2 - Paulo Baumer/Nick Rose (ECU) def. Eric Huffman/George Wang, 8-3

No. 3 - Felipe Fonseca/Mark Gellard (ECU) def. Will Wang/Michael Fessler, 8-4

 

Singles

No. 1 - Charl Meyer vs. Mark Henderson, dnf

No. 2 - Paulo Baumer (ECU) def. George Wang, 6-2, 6-0

No. 3 - Darren Mansell vs. Sam Davidson, dnf

No. 4 - Felipe Fonseca (ECU) def. Will Wang, 6-0, 6-1

No. 5 - Mark Gellard vs. Eric Huffman, dnf

No. 6 - Nick Rose (ECU) def. Michael Fessler, 6-1, 6-0