Men's Tennis Rallies Past 3-0 Deficit To Down Louisville 4-3

Feb. 28, 2009

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - After falling behind 3-0, the No. 30 Wake Forest men's tennis team posted four consecutive singles wins, including a 2-6, 7-5, 7-5 clinching victory from sophomore Jon Wolff, to take a 4-3 victory over Louisville on the road Friday evening. The Demon Deacons improved to 6-4 for 2009 with the win.

Wake's No. 1 ranked doubles team of Cory Parr and Steven Forman defeated no. 6 Austen Childs/Simon Childs 8-4 for the only WFU doubles win of the night. Sophomore Iain Atkinson made his first appearance of the season, teaming up with classmate Jon Wolff at No. 3 doubles, but the team was edged 8-6 by Viktor Maksimuk and Robert Hall.

Louisville then leaped out to a 3-0 lead when Maksimcuk defeated Atkinson 6-2, 6-3 at No. 2 singles and Steven Forman fell 6-2, 6-4 at No. 3.

Cory Parr topped Austen Childs at the top of the lineup (6-2, 7-6) to get WFU on the scoreboard and Andrew Brasseaux added a win at no. 5. David Hopkins pulled out a 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 win at No. 6 to knot the score at 3-3.

Sophomore Jon Wolff added the final victory, taking down Alejandro Calligari.

No. 30 Wake Forest 4 - No. 33 Louisville 3

Feb. 27, 2009 - Bass-Rudd Tennis Center
Singles
1 - #37 Cory Parr (WF) d. #46 Austen Childs (UL) 6-2, 7-6
2 - Viktor Maksimcuk (UL) d. Iain Atkinson (WF) 6-2, 6-3
3 - Simon Childs (UL) d. Steve Forman (WF) 6-4, 6-4
4 - Jonathan Wolff (WF) d. Alejandro Calligari (UL) 2-6, 7-5, 7-5
5 - Andrew Brasseaux (WF) d. Robert Rotaru (UL) 6-4, 6-4
6 - David Hopkins (WF) d. Robert Hall (UL) 2-6, 6-4, 7-5
Order of Finish: 2,3,1,5,6,4

 

 

Doubles
1- #1 Parr/Forman (WF) d. #6 Childs/Childs (UL) 8-4
2 - #33 Rotaru/Calligari (UL) d. Joost Vogel/Brasseux (WF) 8-6
3 - Maksimcuk/Hall (UL) d. Adkinson/Wolff (WF) 8-6 Order of Finish: 1,3,2
 

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