Maryland Men's Tennis Suffers First ACC Loss of the Season
Feb. 24, 2008
BLACKSBURG, Va. - The Maryland men's tennis team suffered its first ACC loss of the season Sunday, when the Terps lost 6-1 to No. 33 Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.
Maryland (4-2) has earned every win of the season at home and after today's loss to the Hokies (8-0) both losses have come on the road.
The Terps failed to win the doubles point for just the second time this season, both times coming in losses.
Maryland's Andrew Orban and Boris Fetbroyt, the No. 30 doubles team in the country, earned another win at number one doubles, as they defeated Virginia Tech's Nicolas Delgado de Robles and Pedro Graber, 8-7.
The other doubles teams didn't fare as well, as Terrapins David Kwon and Michael Coleman fell to Hokies Brandon Corace and Albert Larregola at number two doubles, 8-6. At number three doubles, Maryland's Amit Inbar and Nickolai Nielsen lost the match that clinched the doubles point, to Virginia Tech's Sebastien Jacques and Yoann Re, 8-2.
Playing at number one singles, Terps freshman Amit Inbar stayed undefeated at singles, beating No. 86 in the nation, Virginia Tech's Albert Larregola, 6-2, 6-4, to improve his singles record to 6-0. Inbar has not lost a set so far this season.
Maryland's David Kwon, playing at number two singles for the first time this season, fell to Virginia Tech's Nicolas Delgado de Robles, 6-2, 6-2.
Playing at number four singles, Terrapin junior Boris Fetbroyt lost a close match to Hokie Pedro Graber. After dropping the first set in the tie-break, Fetbroyt held a 5-3 lead in the second set, before losing that set in a tie-break as well, and losing the match, 7-6 (8-6), 7-6(7-3).