NORMAN, Okla. Three University of Oklahoma men’s tennis players pick up singles wins against the 19th ranked Aggies on day one of the Texas A&M Invitational Friday at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.
In singles action, the Sooners clinched the wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 singles positions, as well as the No. 7 spot. Number one junior Alexei Ivanov fought in a tough three-set match and won, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6, to Jerry Makowski. At number two, senior Ondrej Fukala overcame Yevgeny Supeko, 6-4,6-4. Freshmen Razvan Axente defeated Dash Connell, 6-3, 6-4. The remaining Sooners each suffered losses in their respective singles matches.
In doubles action, the Sooners dropped all three matches against a talented Aggies team.
The Sooners resume action Saturday at 8:30 a.m. when they take on the LSU tigers.
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Texas A&M Invitational
George P. Mitchell Tennis Center
College Station, Texas
#1 Marvin Rolle/Brett Joelson, A&M, def. Alexei Ivanov/Federico Chavarria, OU, 8-2
#2 Jerry Makowski/Zack Malmgren, A&M, def. Ondrej Fukala/Tommy Garrison, OU, 8-1
#3 Dash Connell/Matt Bain, A&M, def. Silviu Tanasoiu/Lee Gregg, OU, 8-5
#1 Alexei Ivanov OU def. Jerry Makowski A&M 3-6 6-4 7-6 (5)
#2 Ondrej Fukala OU def. Yevgeny Supeko A&M 6-4 6-4
#3 Mohamed Dakki A&M def. Silviu Tanasoiu OU 6-2 4-6 6-2
#4 Brett Joelson A&M def. Tommy Garrison OU 6-4 6-4
#5 Marvin Rolle A&M def. Lee Gregg OU 7-6 6-0
#6 Matt Bain A&M def. Federico Chavarria 6-3 6-2
#7 Razvan Axente OU def. Dash Connell A&M 6-3 6-4