NASHVILLE - The Tennessee State men's tennis team fell to the Wichita State Shockers, 7-0 Monday evening at the Currey Tennis Center.
The Shockers quickly clinched the doubles points with wins on courts one and two. Stefan Koruga and Leandros Misdrachis fought for a single set point, eventually falling to Andrea Caligiana and Stefan Latinovic, 6-1 at the top spot. Kato Richardson and Larry Sloan were down, 5-2 when Wichtia clinched the point, leaving the final doubles match unfinished.
Mid-year transfer Juan Carlos Rojas Antezana challanged Marius Frosa on court three, putting up the toughest fight for TSU in singles play. Frosa defeated the freshman from Chiclayo, Peru, 6-3, 6-4.
The men's team join the women as the Tigers take on Mississippi Valley State this Friday and Saturday back at the Currey Tennis Center.
TENNESSEE STATE 0, Wichita State 7
1. Andrea Caligiana/Stefan Latinovic (WSU) def. KORUGA, Stefan/MISDRACHIS, Leandros (TSUM) 6-1
2. Murkel Dellien/Eddie Stoica (WSU) def. ROJAS ANTEZANA, Juan/GONZALEZ, Alberto (TSUM) 6-0
3. SLOAN, Larry/RICHARDSON, Kato (TSUM) vs. Haru Inoue/Austin Williams (WSU) 2-5, unfinished
1. Murkel Dellien (WSU) def. MISDRACHIS, Leandros (TSUM) 6-1, 6-2
2. Haru Inoue (WSU) def. KORUGA, Stefan (TSUM) 6-1, 6-3
3. Marius Frosa (WSU) def. ROJAS ANTEZANA, Juan (TSUM) 6-3, 6-4
4. Stefan Latinovic (WSU) def. SLOAN, Larry (TSUM) 6-3, 6-0
5. Andrea Caligiana (WSU) def. GONZALEZ, Alberto (TSUM) 6-0, 6-0
6. Austin Williams (WSU) def. RICHARDSON, Kato (TSUM) 6-2, 6-1