Wake Forest Men Top UNC Asheville, Gardner-Webb

Jan. 24, 2009

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Wake Forest men's tennis team opened dual match season with a 7-0 win over UNC Asheville and a 6-1 win over Gardner-Webb on Saturday at the Indoor Tennis Center. The Deacons improved their record to 2-0 after play wrapped up while UNC Asheville fell to 0-1 and Gardner-Webb fell to 0-3.

Junior Andrew Brasseaux played at the top of the Wake Forest singles lineup in both matches, taking a 6-1, 6-1 victory over UNCA's Mauricio Correa and followed with a 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 loss to Gardner-Webb's Evgeny Slesarev.

Freshmen David Hopkins and Joost Vogel both got their first career starts at the doubleheader. Hopkins defeated Joseph May at No. 4 in straight sets and followed with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over UNCA's Rafael Artmayer at No. 3. Vogel took straight set wins at Nos 3 and 4.

Wake Forest is headed to Ole Miss to play Rice on January 31. The Deacons will return to play at the Indoor Tennis Center on February 7 when they take on William & Mary at 11 a.m.

Wake Forest 7, UNC Asheville 0

Doubles
1. Jonas Brobech/Mauricio Correa (UNCA) d. Andrew Brasseaux/Joost Vogel (WFU) 7-6(4)
2. Jason Morgenstren/Jon Wolff (WFU) d. Joseph May/Nicolai Nonnenboich (UNCA) 8-1
3. Carlos Salmon/David Hopkins (WFU) d. Nathan White/Alexander Greer (UNCA) 8-3

Singles
1. Andrew Brasseaux d. Mauricio Correa (UNCA) 6-1, 6-1
2. Jon Wolff d. Nicolai Nonnenboich (UNCA) 3-6, 6-2, 6-0
3. Joost Vogel d. Jonas Brobech (UNCA) 7-5, 6-0
4. David Hopkins d. Joseph May (UNCA) 6-0, 6-2
5. Carlos Salmon d. Nathan White (UNCA) 6-4, 6-2
6. Jason Morgenstern d. Kesha Sedov (UNCA) 6-1, 6-0

 

 

Wake Forest 6, Gardner-Webb 1

Singles competition
1. Evgeny Slesarev (GWEBB) def. Andrew Brasseaux (WF) 4-6, 6-2, 7-5
2. Jonathan Wolff (WF) def. Andrew Veeder (GWEBB) 6-2, 6-4
3. David Hopkins (WF) def. Rafael Artmayer (GWEBB) 6-0, 6-0
4. Joost Vogel (WF) def. Carlos Quijano (GWEBB) 6-3, 6-1
5. Carlos Salmon (WF) def. Jamie Lawlor (GWEBB) 6-7, 6-3, 1-0 (10-5)
6. Jason Morgenstern (WF) def. Ryan Bernthal (GWEBB) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Carlos Salmon/David Hopkins (WF) def. Evgeny Slesarev/Jamie Lawlor (GWEBB) 8-6
2. Jason Morgenstern/Jonathan Wolff (WF) def. Rafael Artmayer/Carlos Quijano (GWEBB) 8-0
3. Joost Vogel/Andrew Brasseaux (WF) def. Andrew Veeder/Ryan Bernthal (GWEBB) 8-1

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