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Men's Tennis Bounces Back With Close Win Over LMU

April 10, 2006

Moraga, CA - The Saint Mary's men's tennis team concluded their three matches in three days stretch on Monday afternoon by beating Loyola Marymount 4-3 at the Korth Tennis Complex. With the win the Gaels finish the three-day stretch with a 2-1 record.

The Gaels were coming off a tough 4-3 loss to San Francisco on Sunday, but the fought hard on Monday to come away with the impressive victory. With the win the Gaels improve to 7-8 on the year.

In singles action the Gaels won four out of the six matches to earn the victory. Martin Marechal and Julien Tizot won in straight sets at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots and Achim Christner and Yury Platonov each won in three sets.

In doubles action the team of Yury Platonov and Achim Christner won 8-3.

Saint Mary's will try and conclude its match against San Francisco on Tuesday, April 11 weather permitting at San Francisco.

Saint Mary's 4, Loyola Marymount 3

Doubles1. Terrien/Wojnarowicz def. Tizot/Marechal 8-52. Platonov/Christner def. Chen/Cicenas 8-33. Millette/Phillips def. Fauvre/Welty 8-6Singles1. Martin Marechal def. Terrien 6-2, 6-22. Julien Tizot def. Wojnarowicz 6-0, 6-33. Roxas def. Adam Fauvre 2-6, 6-4, 10-74. Achim Christner def. Cicenas 4-6, 6-1, 7-55. Yury Platonov def. Phillips 6-2, 3-6, 6-36. Chan def. Tim Welty 6-1, 6-3Record: Saint Mary's (7-8)