Men's Tennis Shoots Down Flying FleetMarch 1, 2011
ANDERSON, S.C. – The Anderson dropped just one match en route to defeating Erskine by a convincing 8-1 count in non-conference men’s tennis action Tuesday afternoon at the Max Grubbs Memorial Courts.
Anderson won its second straight and fourth in its last five outings to improve to 5-3 on the season, while Erskine (1-5) dropped its fifth consecutive match.
The Trojan duo of Stan Atema and Daniel Gonzalez posted a decisive 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles past Erskine’s Christian Ranguelov and Fabio Ciarrocchi, while AU’s Ilya Zakharov and Trey Halbauer held off Jack West and James Hoatson, 8-4, at the No. 3 slot. The Fleet earned a point when Krystof Gulbinovic was unable to continue at No. 2 due to an injury.
Atema rallied to defeat Angelo Ciarrocchi, 6-7, 6-4, 10-5 at No. 1 singles, while Deni Mehagic knocked off Ranguelov in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1 at the No. 2 spot.
Zakharov topped Fabio Ciarrocchi 6-0, 6-3 at No. 3 and Gonzalez defeated West, 6-1, 6-0, at No. 4. Halbauer and Ambrose held off Chauvette and Hoatson, 6-4, 6-4 and 6-3, 6-3, respectively.
Anderson wraps up it homestand by playing host to Georgia College on Saturday, with first-serve scheduled for noon.
Tennis Match Results
Erskine College vs Anderson
Mar 1, 2011 at Anderson, S.C.
(Max Grubbs Courts)
Anderson 8, Erskine College 1
1. Stan Atema (AUM) def. Angelo Ciarrocchi (ECMT2011) 6-7, 6-4, 10-5
2. Deni Mehagic (AUM) def. Christian Ranguelov (ECMT2011) 6-3, 6-1
3. Ilya Zakharov (AUM) def. Fabio Ciarrocchi (ECMT2011) 6-0, 6-3
4. Daniel Gonzalez (AUM) def. Jack West (ECMT2011) 6-1, 6-0
5. Trey Halbauer (AUM) def. Vincent Chauvette (ECMT2011) 6-4, 6-4
6. Loic Ambrose (AUM) def. James Hoatson (ECMT2011) 6-3, 6-3
1. Stan Atema/Daniel Gonzalez (AUM) def. Christian Ranguelov/Fabio Ciarrocchi (ECMT2011) 8-1
2. Angelo Ciarrocchi/Vincent Chauvette (ECMT2011) def. Krystof Gulbinovic/Deni Mehagic (AUM) retired
3. Ilya Zakharov/Trey Halbauer (AUM) def. Jack West/James Hoatson (ECMT2011) 8-4