Utes beat Weber State, Idaho State in Home Opener

Dima Mamedov at 2012 All-American ChampionshipsSALT LAKE CITY – The University of Utah men’s tennis team (2-0) netted identical 6-1 victories over Weber State and Idaho State in its season-opening double header Saturday at the Eccles Tennis Center. Despite dropping the doubles point in both matches, the Utes did not give up one singles match.

“It’s good to get two wins under our belt to start the season,” said head coach FD Robbins. “We look forward to a good week of practice and  next week’s match against Montana.”

WEBER STATE RESULTS:

Doubles:
#1: Lane/Hamza (UU) beat Fought/Goswami (WSU) 8-2
#2: Poitena/Good (WSU) beat Medinilla/Willems (UU) 8-3
#3: Trabert/Garner (WSU) beat Mamedov/Rafael Davidian (UU) 8-6
Order of finish: 1,2,3

Singles:
#1: No. 85 Dmytro Mamedov (UU) beat Todd Fought (WSU) 6-4, 7-6(5)
#2: No. 52 Slim Hamza (UU) beat Oliver Good (WSU) 6-4, 6-2
#3: Cedric Willems (UU) beat Jakub Gewert (WSU) 7-5, 6-1
#4: Alejandro Medinilla (UU) beat Sanjay Goswami (WSU) 6-4, 6-1
#5: Devin Lane (UU) beat Caio Poitena (WSU) 6-1, 6-4
#6: Ben Tasevac (UU) beat Ben Rode (WSU) 6-2, 6-1
Order of finish: 4,6,5,2,3,1

IDAHO STATE RESULTS:

Doubles:
#1: Lane/Hamza (UU) beat Gross/Norman (ISU) 8-3
#2: Marian/Swiggart (ISU) beat Medinilla/Cedric Willems (UU) 8-4
#3: Coello/Stempien (ISU beat Mamedov/Davidian 9-8(6)
Order of finish: 1,2,3

Singles:
#1: No. 85 Dmytro Mamedov (UU) beat Christian Marian (ISU) 7-5, 6-1
#2: No. 52 Slim Hamza (UU) beat Krzysztof Stempien (ISU) 6-4, 6-2
#3: Alejandro Medinilla (UU) beat Charles Norman 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
#4: Devin Lane (UU) beat Nate Gross (ISU) 7-6(5), 6-4
#5: Ben Tasevac (UU) beat Jamey Swiggart 7-6(5), 6-0
#6: Rafael Davidian (UU) beat Andreas Coello 6-4, 6-1
Order of finish: 2,6,5,4,1,3

NEXT UP:
Next up, the Utes take on the University of Montana Saturday January 26 at 5pm at the Eccles Tennis Center.

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