Feb. 4, 2008
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The No. 14 Wake Forest men's tennis team improved to 3-0 for the season with a 4-3 win over Wisconsin on Sunday at the WFU Indoor Tennis Center.
The Demon Deacons kicked off the match with a No. 1 doubles upset, as Maurisz Adamski and Carlos Salmon defeated 26th-ranked Jeremy Sonkin/Luk Rassow-Kantor 8-3. Cory Parr and Steve Forman took an 8-3 win at No. 2 while Andrew Brasseaux/Iain Atkinson had an 8-3 win at No. 3 to complete the doubles point sweep.
The Badgers (4-2) evened the match score when Marek Michalicka defeated Iain Atkinson 6-3, 6-2, but Jon Wolff and Adamski put the Demon Deacons within one point of the overall match victory with their wins at Nos. 5 and 3, respectively.
Sophomore Jason Morgenstern clinched the Deacon win at No. 6, ripping a 6-4, 6-4 win from Feliple Bellido to keep Wake Forest undefeated through the opening dual match contests of 2008.
The Demon Deacons will face two road matches this week. The first at No. 3 Ohio State on Friday at 6 p.m., followed by Virginia Commonwealth on Sunday.
Wake Forest Men's Tennis
WFU vs. Wisconsin
University Indoor Tennis Center
Wake Forest 4, Wisconsin 3
1. #39 Moritz Baumann (UW) d. #64 Cory Parr (WFU) 6- 3, 4- 6, 6- 3
2. #100 Nolan Polley (UW) d. #91 Steven Forman (WFU) 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (9-7)
3. Mariusz Adamski (WFU) d. Jeremy Sonkin (UW) 6-4, 7-5
4. Marek Michalicka (UW) d. Iain Atkinson (WFU) 6-3, 6-2
5. Jonathan Wolff (WFU) d. Luke Rassow-Kantor (UW) 6-4, 6-2
6. Jason Morgenstern (WFU) d. Felipe Bellido (UW) 6-4, 6-4
1. #45 Carlos Salmon/Mariusz Adamski (WFU) d. #26 Jeremy Sonkin/Luke Rassow-Kantor
2. #21 Cory Parr/Steven Forman (WFU) d. #42 Nolan Polley/Moritz Baumann (UW) 8-3
3. Andrew Brasseaux/Iain Atkinson (WFU) d. Michael Dierberger/Peter Marrack (UW) 8-3
Order of Finish: 2, 3*, 1
* = Clinching Match
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