Men's Tennis Falls 6-1 to Oklahoma

 
Albert Wagner


Albert Wagner

March 12, 2012

NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Louisville men's tennis team fell 6-1 to host No. 35 Oklahoma Monday.

"We still have some improving to do to defeate these top teams on the road," said head coach Rex Ecarma. "These guys have learned a lot and hope to use it to get better. Albert Wagner has stepped up his game and I am proud of that."

The Sooners opened the match by sweeping doubles. Tsvetan Mihov and Peerakit Siributwong defeated Sebastian Stiefelmeyer 8-1 at No. 2. Tenth-ranked Costin Paval and Dane Webb beat Andrew Carter and Amaury Derognat 8-3 at the top seed. Guillermo Alcort and David Pultr edged Robert Hall and Michael Lippens 8-7(3) at the three-spot.

In singles, Chris Simich fell 6-1, 6-3 to Siributwong at No. 5. Stiefelmeyer lost 6-3, 6-2 to ninth-ranked Paval at No. 1. The match was decided on court six where Pultr defeated Luis Elizondo 6-3, 6-2 at No. 6.

Wagner put the Cards on the scoreboard with a 7-6(6), 6-2 win over Mihov at No. 4.

At the four-spot, Lippens took the first set 6-3, but fell 6-3, 1-0 to Webb. Carter lost 6-2, 6-2 to Alcorta at No. 2.

Men's Tennis Results
March 12, 2012
Norman, Okla.
No. 35 Oklahoma 6 , No. 41 Louisville 1

Singles
1. #9 Costin Paval (OU) def. Seb. Stiefelmeyer (LOU), 6-3, 6-2
2. #84 Guillermo Alcorta (OU) def. Andrew Carter (LOU), 6-2, 6-2
3. Albert Wagner (LOU) def. Tsvetan Mihov (OU), 7-6 (6), 6-2
4. #67 Dane Webb (OU) def. Michael Lippens (LOU), 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (8)
5. #74 Peerakit Siributwong (OU) def. Chris Simich (LOU), 6-1, 6-3
6. David Pultr (OU) def. Luis Elizondo (LOU), 6-3, 6-2
Order of Finish: 5, 1, 6*, 3, 4, 2
Doubles
1. #10 Paval/Webb (OU) def. Carter/Derognat (LOU), 8-3
2. #45 Mihov/Siributwong (OU) def. Stiefelmeyer/Wagner (LOU), 8-1
3. Alcorta/Pultr (OU) def. Hall/Lippens (LOU), 8-7 (3)
Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3

 

 

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