No. 25 Deacons Sting Yellow Jackets, 4-2

March 27, 2009

ATLANTA, Ga. - Wake Forest senior Cory Parr downed Georgia Tech's 12th-ranked Guillermo Gomez in straight sets en route to the Demon Deacons' 4-2 victory over the Yellow Jackets on Friday in Atlanta. Wake Forest is now 13-6 and 3-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

The Yellow Jackets (6-9, 1-5) opened the match by taking the doubles point. Wake's No. 1 ranked duo of Cory Parr and Steven Forman posted an 8-6 win at the top spot, but Carlos Salmon and Iain Atkinson dropped an 8-5 decision at No. 2 to knot the contest. GT's Austin Roebuck and Eliot Potvin edged Jonathan Wolff and David Hopkins in a tiebreaker to take the point.

No. 26 Parr got the Deacons on the board with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over No. 12 Guillermo Gomez at No. 1, marking Parr's highest upset of the season. Steven Forman followed with a win in straight sets at No. 2 and Jon Wolff put the Deacons within one victory of taking the match win with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 decision over Kevin King at No. 3.

Iain Atkinson clinched the Wake Forest victory with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Dusan Miljevic at No. 4.

Wake Forest will continue road play on Sunday, taking on Clemson in South Carolina.

Tennis Match Results
Wake Forest vs Georgia Tech
Mar 27, 2009 at Atlanta, Ga.

#25 Wake Forest 4, #57 Georgia Tech 2

Singles competition
1. #26 Cory Parr (WF) def. #12 Guillermo Gomez (GT) 6-3, 6-0
2. Steven Forman (WF) def. Miguel Muguruza (GT) 6-4, 6-4
3. Jonathan Wolff (WF) def. Kevin King (GT) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
4. Eliot Potvin (GT) def. David Hopkins (WF) 6-3, 6-4
5. Iain Atkinson (WF) def. Dusan Miljevic (GT) 6-2, 6-2
6. Ryan Smith (GT) vs. Jason Morgenstern (WF) 4-5, unfinished

 

 

Doubles competition
1. #1 Cory Parr/Steven Forman (WF) def. Guillermo Gomez/Ryan Smith (GT) 8-6
2. Kevin King/Doug Kenny (GT) def. Carlos Salmon/Iain Atkinson (WF) 8-5
3. Austin Roebuck/Eliot Potvin (GT) def. Jonathan Wolff/David Hopkins (WF) 9-8 (7-5)

Match Notes:
Wake Forest 13-6, 3-1 ACC; National ranking #25
Georgia Tech 6-9, 1-5 ACC; National ranking #57
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (1,2,3,4,5)
Match played indoors due to rain
Lights went out at 3:52 p.m., during No. 3 doubles match, resulting in a 19-minute delay.

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