TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Tennessee State men’s tennis team dropped to 0-2 on the season with a 7-0 loss to Florida A&M.
Doubles team one of Kyle Burton and Joseph Daniels fell 8-3 and team two of Daniel Bernal and Branden McClain also lost by the same score.
In the singles portion of the match, Bernal won set one, 7-5, but dropped the second set, 3-6, and the tiebreaker, 18-16.
TSU’s No. 2 player Kyle Burton lost both of his sets, 6-2, and Joseph Daniels won four games total, but came up short, 6-1, 6-3.
Jared Asher closed the day by losing in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0.
The Tigers will next play host to Stillman on Friday, March 7 at 4 p.m.
Men's #1 Doubles: Winner FAMU 3-8
(TSU) Kyle Burton and Joseph Daniels vs Rodney Carey and Adire Mushonga
Men's #2 Doubles: Winner FAMU 3-8
(TSU) Daniel Bernal and Branden McClain vs Jalen Evans and Courage Okungbowa
Men's #1 Singles: Winner FAMU 7-5, 3-6, Tiebraker (16-18)
(TSU) Daniel Bernal vs Rodney Carey
Men's #3 Singles: Winner FAMU 0-6, (retired due to injury)