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Men's Tennis Cruises Past Nevada

April 8, 2006

Moraga, CA - The Saint Mary's men's tennis team made quick work of Nevada on Saturday afternoon, beating the Wolf Pack 6-1 at the Korth Tennis Complex on Saint Mary's campus. With the win the Gaels improve to 6-7 on the season.

Saint Mary's won the doubles point after Julien Tizot and Martin Marechal won 9-8 (8-6) and Yury Platonov and Achim Christner won 8-6.

In singles action, Marechal, Platonov and Christner all won in straight sets.

The Gaels return to action on Sunday, April 9 when they travel to San Francisco to take on the Dons at 2 p.m.

Saint Mary's 6, Nevada 1

Doubles1. Tizot/Marechal def. Tonelli/Thalfarov 9-8, 8-62. Platonov/Christner def. Popovich/Volger 8-63. Tim Welty/Fauvre def. DefaultSingles1. Martin Marechal def. Guillaume Tonelli 6-2, 6-32. Milos Popovich def. Julien Tizot 6-4, 6-43. Adam Fauvre def. Eldar Thalfarov 3-6, 6-3, 10-84. Yury Platonov def. Rafal Stupka 6-4, 7-55. Achim Christner def. Max Volger 6-0, 6-16. Alp Ozpinar def. DefaultRecord: Saint Mary's (6-7)