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Maroon Men’s Tennis Beats Kalamazoo 9-0

Jaird Meyer
Jaird Meyer

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Close points and sets consistently went in favor of the University of Chicago men's tennis team in a 9-0 victory at Kalamazoo College on Saturday.

The No. 4-ranked Maroons improved their season record to 4-0 while the No. 29-ranked Hornets fell to 2-1.

Doubles played out competitively with UChicago wins of 8-4 at No. 1 and 8-6 at No. 2. The No. 3 bout went to a tiebreaker, which Alejandro Rodriguez and Alex Guzhva clinched 7-5.

The Maroons proceeded to collect all six singles contests. Both three-set matches were won by Sachin Das at No. 2 and Jaird Meyer at No. 6. All three tiebreaker sets were won by UChicago as well.

Multi-winners on the day featured Erik Kerrigan, Jeremy Yuan, Das, Rodriguez and Guzvha.

So far this year in duals, the Maroons have won 34 out of 36 singles and doubles matches.

UChicago 9, Kalamazoo 0
Singles

1. Erik Kerrigan (UC) def. Daniel Henry (KZOO) 7-5, 6-4
2. Sachin Das (UC) def. Tytus Metzler (KZOO) 3-6, 7-5, 6-1
3. Jeremy Yuan (UC) def. Casey Johnson (KZOO) 7-6 (7-2), 6-2
4. Alex Guzhva (UC) def. Jai Banerji (KZOO) 7-5, 6-3
5. Alejandro Rodriguez (UC) def. Gabe Vidinas (KZOO) 6-0, 7-6 (7-3)
6. Jaird Meyer (UC) def. Peter Fitzgerald (KZOO) 6-2, 5-7, 10-5
Doubles
1. Erik Kerrigan/Jeremy Yuan (UC) def. Ian Yi/Daniel Henry (KZOO) 8-4
2. Sachin Das/Julius Kim (UC) def. Zack Ray/Jai Banerji (KZOO) 8-6
3. Alejandro Rodriguez/Alex Guzhva (UC) def. Tytus Metzler/Peter Fitzgerald (KZOO) 8-7 (7-5)

NEXT MATCH:

  • Friday-Sunday, Feb. 22 – UChicago at ITA National Indoors (at St. Peter, Minn.)