Maryland Men's Tennis Dominates Villanova with its Third Consecutive 7-0 Win
Feb. 10, 2008
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Maryland men's tennis team closed out the weekend with another lop-sided victory at home, this win coming against Villanova on Sunday at the Tennis Center at College Park.
The Terps rolled to their third 7-0 victory of the season, not losing a single set on the day.
Maryland shuffled the line-up at doubles, but the winning ways continued starting with Andrew Orban and David Kwon as they defeated Villanova's Trenton Alenik and Brian Maher at number one doubles, 8-4.
At number two doubles Terrapins Amit Inbar and Boris Fetbroyt beat Dimitri Chimerakis and John Drosick, 8-2, and at number three doubles Maryland's team of Nickolai Nielsen and Michael Coleman earned the win over David Shaheen and Alex Leeser, 8-4.
Maryland freshman Amit Inbar continued his success at number one singles against Villanova junior Brian Maher. After quickly taking the first set, Inbar opened the second set with a break of Maher's serve in the first game, and followed with four aces in the second game before cruising to the win, 6-1, 6-0.
Nickolai Nielsen continued the Terps' winning ways at number four singles, as he beat Villanova freshman Trenton Alenik. Following a quick first set win, Nielsen found himself at 2-2 in the second set in the middle of a long point when he hit a beautiful cross-court drop shot to take the game and a 3-2 lead. At 5-2 in the second set, while serving for the match, Nielsen hit a big ace to secure his win, 6-0, 6-3.
Playing at the number three singles position junior Boris Fetbroyt clinched the match for the Terps with his win over Villanova freshman David Shaheen. Up 5-2 in the first set, Fetbroyt ended a long rally with a huge overhead to break Shaheen's serve and win the set. Fetbroyt continued his strong play and won the match 6-2, 6-3.
At number two singles, Terps junior Andrew Orban won the first set against Wildcats senior Dimitri Chimerakis, then used a series of forehand winners to close the match, winning 6-2, 6-2.
After winning the first set, Maryland senior Michael Coleman jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead in the second set, and quickly closed the match on serve to earn a win at number five singles against Villanova sophomore Brett Tobin, 6-3, 6-0.
In his first career start, Terps freshman Roshan Potarazu began the match by trading service breaks with Villanova's John Drosick, before holding serve to go up 2-1, as he rolled for his first career win, 6-1, 6-2.
The Terps will be back in action next Saturday when they travel to West Lafayette, Indiana to take on Purdue.