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Men's Tennis Defeats the Lions
Monday, February 24, 2020
Men's Tennis Defeats the Lions

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tennessee State men’s team hosted North Alabama on Monday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. The match was held in the Hadley Park Tennis Center. The Tigers won the match 4-3 against the Lions. The Tigers have advanced it’s record to 2-6 with this win.

During the doubles match TSU won the second match with Leandros Misdrachis and Juan Carlos, 6-2. But UNA won the doubles point by winning the first and third matches. In singles matches the Tigers won four of the matches. Stephan Koruga won his match 6-1, 6-2. Misdrachis fought hard against his UNA opponent and won 6-2, 6-1. Juan Carlos won his match 7-5, 6-3 against North Alabama. Senior Kato Richardson went into a tiebreaker in his match but won, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3.

UP NEXT: The Tigers will host the Saint Louis Billikens at the Hadley Park Tennis Center on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 8 a.m.

Singles competition
1. Cian Maguire (UNA) def. SLOAN, Larry (TSUM) 6-1, 6-1
2. Yannick Pfleiderer (UNA) def. KAZIJEVS, Maksims (TSUM) 6-3, 6-3
3. KORUGA, Stefan (TSUM) def. Gustavo Girao (UNA) 6-1, 6-2
4. MISDRACHIS, Leandros (TSUM) def. Cade Reasons (UNA) 6-2, 6-1
5. CARLOS, Juan (TSUM) def. Andreas Hansen (UNA) 7-5, 6-3
6. RICHARDSON, Kato (TSUM) def. Tim Heslin (UNA) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Cian Maguire/Andreas Hansen (UNA) def. KAZIJEVS, Maksims/KORUGA, Stefan (TSUM) 6-3
2. MISDRACHIS, Leandros/CARLOS, Juan (TSUM) def. Gustavo Girao/George Markos (UNA) 6-2
3. Yannick Pfleiderer/Cade Reasons (UNA) def. RICHARDSON, Kato/SLOAN, Larry (TSUM) 7-6 (5-0)