Courtesy: UMKC Athletics/MSH Photography
Kangaroo Men's Tennis Knocks Off Creighton, 6-1
Courtesy:UMKC Athletics
Release:04/09/2013

(Omaha, Neb.) - Kansas City men's tennis continued to roll on Tuesday night, winning its third consecutive match, this time a 6-1 romp against Creighton on the road.

The 'Roos (9-10) took all three doubles matches over the Bluejays (7-7), including 8-3 and 8-4 wins at the No. 1 and No. 3 spots.

With the 1-0 lead, UMKC piled it on in singles play by winning the first two matches at No. 4 and 5 from Tomas Patino and Andrey Smirnov in straight sets. After Creighton pulled off a win at No. 6, UMKC tallied three more wins at the 1-3 positions, including three-setters in the No. 1 and No. 2 spots.

The 'Roos will face league foe Omaha on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

Kansas City 6, Creighton 1
Apr 09, 2013 at Hanscom Tennis Center (Omaha, Neb.)

Singles competition
1. Nino Hasandedic (UMKC) def. Sean Mathison (CU) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
2. Abdul Alawadhi (UMKC) def. Ryan Norman (CU) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
3. Grant Fleming (UMKC) def. Elliott Baker (CU) 6-4, 6-4
4. Tomas Patino (UMKC) def. Quinn Dippel (CU) 6-2, 6-1
5. Andrey Smirnov (UMKC) def. Brandon Lee (CU) 6-1, 6-4
6. Anthony Rauschenbach (CU) def. Tim Akhmedov (UMKC) 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7-5)

 

Doubles competition
1. Grant Fleming/Tomas Patino (UMKC) def. Ryan Norman/Nick Thompson (CU) 8-3
2. Abdul Alawadhi/David Heckler (UMKC) def. Sean Mathison/Brandon Lee (CU) 7-6 (7-3)
3. Nino Hasandedic/Tim Akhmedov (UMKC) def. Elliott Baker/August Nysted (CU) 8-4

 

Match Notes
Kansas City 9-10
Creighton 7-7
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (4,5,6,3,2,1)
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