SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Men’s Tennis went 3-0 this weekend. After defeating Denver on Saturday, the Utes defeated Northern Arizona 6-1, and then finished off the day by sweeping Montana State, 4-0.
Against Northern Arizona, Utah took an early edge in doubles play with Azat Hankuliyev and Slava Shainyan picking up a 6-3 win at the No. 3 position. Egbert Weverink and David Micevski were victorious at the No. 2 spot, 6-4 to secure the point for the Utes.
In singles action, Egbert Weverink was dominant at the No. 6 spot, winning 6-1, 6-1. Dan Little was also triumphant at the No. 2 position, defeating Felix Schuman 6-0, 6-3. David Micevski closed things out for the Utes with a 6-2, 6-0 win at the No. 1 position.
Later in the day, the Utes rolled through Montana State. Azat Hankuliyev and Slava Shainyan executed great teamwork defeating Thomas Fisher and Felix Schuman 6-3, at the No. 3 position. Utah secured the doubles point when Weverink and Micevski defeated Lucas Taylor and Tim Handel 8-6, at the No. 2 position.
The Utes quickly finished singles play with wins by Eggy Weverink, Dan Little, Joe Woolley and David Micevski all winning in straight sets as the Utes concluded play.
The Utes are back in action this Thursday when they travel down to Provo for their match against Brigham Young University, with play beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Utah 6, Northern Arizona 1
1. David Micevski (UTAHM) def. Tim Handel (NAU) 6-2, 6-0
2. Dan Little (UTAHM) def. Felix Schuman (NAU) 6-0, 6-3
3. Lucas Taylor (NAU) def. Parker McGuiness (UTAHM) 7-5
4. Joe Woolley (UTAHM) def. Sebastian Eguez (NAU) 6-0, 6-3
5. Slava Shainyan (UTAHM) def. Ruben Montano (NAU), 6-7(9), 7-6(6), 10-7
6. Egbert Weverink (UTAHM) def. Thomas Fisher (NAU) 6-1, 6-1
1. Dan Little/Joe Woolley (UTAHM) def. Sebastian Eguez/Ruben Montano (NAU) 5-4
2. Egbert Weverink/David Micevski (UTAHM) def. Lucas Taylor/Tim Handel (NAU) 6-4
3. Azat Hankuliyev/Slava Shainyan (UTAHM) def. Thomas Fisher/Felix Schuman (NAU) 6-3
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (6,2,4,1,5)
Utah 4, Montana State 0
1. David Micevski (UTAHM) def. Rok Sitar (MSU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Dan Little (UTAHM) def. Kellen Bates (MSU) unf.
3. Joe Woolley (UTAHM) def. Alexander Flink (MSU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Slava Shainyan (UTAHM) def. Adrian Torrico (MSU) unf.
5. Egbert Weverink (UTAHM) def. Kasper Parklo (MSU) 6-4, 6-3
6. Azat Hankuliyev (UTAHM) def. Max Petrak (MSU) unf.
1. Joe Woolley/Dan Little (UTAHM) def. Adrian Torrico/Kellen Bates (MSU) 6-3
2. Egbert Weverink/David Micevski (UTAHM) def. Kasper Parklo/Alexander Flink (MSU) 6-4
3. Rok Sitar/Max Petrak (MSU) def. Slava Shainyan/Azat Hankuliyev (UTAHM) 6-3
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (3,1,5)