No. 25 Deacons Fall Short to No. 1 UVA

April 10, 2009

Final Stats

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Cory Parr took down 17th-ranked Dominic Inglot at No. 1 singles in a three-set thriller, but the Wake Forest men's tennis team fell short against top-ranked Virginia, 6-1. Wake Forest will finish the regular season on Saturday, hosting Virginia Tech at 2:30.

UVA took the doubles point with wins at all three matches. Cory Parr and Steve Forman played an even match with 14th-ranked Dominic Inglot and Michael Shabaz. The UVA duo broke the Deacons late in the match to take an 8-6 win. Jonathan Wolff and David Hopkins also fell 8-6 at No. 3.

Virginia raced forward in singles taking straight set wins at 2, 3, 5, and 6. David Hopkins played out marathon points with 75th-ranked Houston Barrick at No. 4. After a close 7-5 tiebreaker in the first set, the competitors started the second set as other matches were wrapping up. Barrick took the tiebreaker win and followed through with a 6-0 victory in the second set.

Cory Parr was the only Deacon to take a first set win, challenging Inglot to a tiebreaker. Inglot, the senior from London who has one of the most powerful serves amongst current college tennis players, took the second set 6-3. The competitors played a super tiebreaker to decide the final set. Cory Parr jumped out to an early lead, but Inglot tied the match at 10-all. Parr pulled off back-to-back points to take a 12-10 win.



Virginia vs Wake Forest
Apr 10, 2009 at Winston-Salem, N.C.
(Indoor Tennis Center)

#1 Virginia 6, #25 Wake Forest 1

Singles competition
1. #21 Cory Parr (WF) def. #17 Dominic Inglot (UVA) 7-6 (2), 3-6, 1-0 (12-10)
2. #25 Sanam Singh (UVA) def. Steve Forman (WF) 6-2, 6-2
3. #20 Michael Shabaz (UVA) def. Jonathan Wolff (WF) 6-3, 6-3
4. #73 Houston Barrick (UVA) def. David Hopkins (WF) 7-6 (5), 6-0
5. Drew Courtney (UVA) def. Iain Atkinson (WF) 6-2, 6-3
6. #82 Lee Singer (UVA) def. Jason Morgenstern (WF) 6-4, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. #14 Dominic Inglot/Michael Shabaz (UVA) def. #1 Cory Parr/Steve Forman (WF) 8-6
2. #6 Sanam Singh/Houston Barrick (UVA) def. Iain Atkinson/Carlos Salmon (WF) 8-2
3. Drew Courtney/Lee Singer (UVA) def. Jonathan Wolff/David Hopkins (WF) 8-6

Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (2,5,3,6,4,1)

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