Men's Tennis Falls to Kentucky to Conclude Road Trip
March 11, 2018

Results

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Ole Miss men’s tennis team could not overcome losing the doubles point and missing two of its top six in singles, falling to Kentucky 4-0 here Sunday at the Boone Tennis Center. 

The match was moved indoors and the Wildcats jumped out to big leads on the top two doubles courts. The Rebels battled back before Kentucky won 6-4 on court one and 7-5 on court three to secure the opening point. Court two was suspended at 6-5 Kentucky.

With only four courts, singles started with the first four players. The other two would not be needed, as Kentucky picked up straight set wins on courts four, two and one to close out the Rebels. 

Quick Hits…
• The Rebels are now 9-5 overall and 1-3 in the SEC.

#30 Kentucky 4, #32 Ole Miss 0 

Doubles
1. Cesar Bourgois/Gus Benson (UK) def. #15 Tim Sandkaulen/Fabian Fallert (OM) 6-4
2. #24 Zvonimir Babic/Filip Kraljevic (OM) vs. Ryotaro Matsumura/Enzo Wallart (UK) 5-6, sus.
3. Austin Hussey/Will Bushamuka (UK) def. Grey Hamilton/Finn Reynolds (OM) 7-5
Order of Finish: 1, 3
Singles
1. #49 Ryotaro Matsumura (UK) def. #19 Tim Sandkaulen (OM) 7-5, 6-2
2. William Bushamuka (UK) def. Grey Hamilton (OM) 6-4, 6-2
3. Zvonimir Babic (OM) vs. Enzo Wallart (UK) 6-3, 4-6, sus.
4. Trey Yates (UK) def. Filip Kraljevic (OM) 6-2, 6-2
5. Finn Reynolds (UK) vs. Austin Hussey (UK) 0-5, sus.
6. Cotter Wilson (OM) vs. Kento Yamada (UK) 1-0, sus.
Order of Finish: 4, 2, 1

Next up…
The Rebels return home to host Georgia Friday at 5 p.m. followed by Tennessee next Sunday at 1 p.m.  

For more information on Ole Miss Men's Tennis, follow the Rebels on Twitter @OleMissMTennis, on Facebook at OleMissMTennis and on Instagram at OleMissMTennis, follow Coach Hansson on Twitter at @TennisToby.


 

 

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