ELON, N.C. – The Elon University men’s tennis team collected its seventh straight victory on Friday, March 5 when it defeated Furman 4-3 at Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.
“That was the best doubles we played in a while. I felt like we did a much better job today making adjustments,” said head coach Michael Leonard. “We didn’t execute on all courts like we wanted to in singles, but we were able to come through.”
-In No.2 doubles, Kyle Frankel and Nicholas Condos clinched the doubles point with a 6-3 victory over James Roelofse and Ivan Mitric.
-Nicholas Campbell clinched the match with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Emil Westling in the No. 5 spot.
-Kyle Frankel improved to 7-0 on the season in singles with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Ivan Mitric.
-With the win, Elon improves to 7-1 on the season
Elon will travel to Winston-Salem to face Wake Forest on Saturday, Mar. 13 at 6:00 p.m.
1. Akram El Sallaly / Chung-Han Tsai (ELON) def. Jake Bhangdia / Henrik Atlevi (FUR) 6-2
2. Kyle Frankel / Nicholas Condos (ELON) def. James Roelofse / Ivan Mitric (FUR) 6-3
3. Camilo Ponce / Nicholas Campbell (ELON) vs. Emil Westling / Drew Singerman (FUR) 7-6 (7-1)
1. Kyle Frankel (ELON) def. Ivan Mitric (FUR) 6-4, 6-2
2. Jake Bhangdia (FUR) def. Nicholas Condos (ELON) 6-3, 6-2
3. Henrik Atlevi (FUR) def. Akram El Sallaly (ELON) 6-3, 0-6, 6-4
4. Camilo Ponce (ELON) def. Drew Singerman (FUR) 6-0, 6-4
5. Nicholas Campbell (ELON) def. Emil Westling (FUR) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
6. James Roelofse (FUR) def. Jacob Bicknell (ELON) 6-3, 6-2
Order of Finish: Doubles: (2, 1, 3); Singles: (6, 2, 4, 1, 3, 5)