Feb. 11, 2018
NORFOLK, Va. -No. 25 South Carolina men's tennis earned its second win of the weekend, topping Old Dominion 6-1 on Sunday to improve to 9-2 on the season.
The Gamecocks started out the match by winning the doubles point. Gabriel Friedrich and Yancy Dennis continued their success in the #1 spot, taking the win over No. 22 Aziz Kijametovic and Francois Musitelli, 6-3.
South Carolina clinched the match with five singles wins for a final score of 6-1. Friedrich was the first to finish in singles, taking a 6-4, 6-1 win over Adam Moundir at the top of the lineup. Dennis followed with a win at #3 against Michael Weindl, finishing with a score of 7-6. 6-3.
Old Dominion earned its point at #2 singles, with Kijametovic topping Paul Jubb 6-4, 6-4. Senior Thomas Mayronne came back to clinch the match for the Gamecocks at the #4 spot, outplaying Vincent Schneider 7-6, 7-5.
The #5 and #6 singles matches both went to three sets, with Benton finishing fifth with a win over Giesse at #6. The Gamecock came back after dropping the first set to finish 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. O'Keefe secured the last point of the day with a 6-4, 6-7, 7-5 win over Musitelli.