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Men's Tennis Drops Match to No. 41 Fresno State

March 22, 2006

Fresno, CA - The Saint Mary's men's tennis team suffered a tough 6-1 loss on Wednesday afternoon to No. 41 Fresno State at the Wathen Tennis Center on the campus of Fresno State.

With the loss the Gaels fall to 4-7 on the season, while Fresno State improved to 10-5 overall and remain undefeated at home.

Saint Mary's dropped the doubles point, losing all three matches by a score of 8-3.

The Gaels' lone point came when sophomore Yury Platonov beat Sam Tadevosian 6-3, 6-7, (12-10).

The Gaels will face team Great Britain on Saturday, March 25 at 12 p.m. in an exhibition match at the Korth Tennis Complex.

#41 Fresno State def. Saint Mary's, 6-1

Doubles1) #49 Gibbs/Modoc (FS) def. Tizot/Marechal (SMC), 8-32) Irie/Siwy (FS) def. Christner/Plantonov (SMC), 8-33) Cech/Tadevosian (FS) def. Fauvre/Welty (SMC), 8-3Singles1) Sergiu Modoc (FS) def. Martin Marechal (SMC), 6-3, 6-22) Charles Irie (FS) def. Julien Tizot (SMC), 6-3, 6-43) Rudolf Siwy (FS) def. Adam Fauvre (SMC), 7-5, 6-44) Yury Platonov (SMC) def. Sam Tadevosian (FS), 6-3, 6-7, (12-10)5) Jordi Ballester (FS) def. Achim Christner (SMC), 6-3, 6-46) Franz Molina (FS) def. Alp Ozpinar (SMC), 7-6, 6-4Records: Fresno State (10-5); Saint Mary's (4-7)