RAMS DROPPED A CLOSE ONE AGAINST MTSU

Score: MTSU 4, VCU 3

Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)

Records: VCU 11-7, MTSU 10-9

The short story: VCU earned the doubles point but failed to seal the deal in singles play against MTSU to fall to 11-7 on the season

OPENING SERVE

  • The combination of Arvid Noren and Inigo Torre Martin took down Chris Edge and Tom Moonen in No. 1 doubles to give VCU its first doubles victory of the match
  • In No. 2 doubles, Javier Amantegui and Rayane Stable teamed up to defeat Franscisco Rocha and Max Rauch to give VCU the doubles point
  • Stable kept his momentum going when he took down Stijn Slump in two sets, only allowing two games against him
  • Martin followed up his doubles play with a victory over Rauch in two sets

THE RESULTS

MTSU 4, VCU 3

Doubles:
1. Arvid Noren/Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Chris Edge/Tom Moonen (MTSU) 6-0 

2. Javier Amantegui/Rayane Stable (VCU) def. Francisco Rocha/Max Rauch (MTSU) 6-4

3. Gonzalo Morell Raschiatore/Pavel Motl (MTSU) def. Philip Mobius/Inaki Rivero Crespo (VCU) 6-1

Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2

Singles:
1. Gonzalo Morell Raschiatore (MTSU) def. Arvid Noren (VCU) 6-3, 6-4
2. Rayane Stable (VCU) def. Stijn Slump (MTSU) 6-1, 6-1
3. Tom Moonen (MTSU) def. Philip Mobius (VCU) 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-1
4. Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Max Rauch (MTSU) 7-6 (6), 6-4
5. Chris Edge (MTSU) def. Timo Zgraggen (VCU) 6-4, 6-3
6. Pavel Motl (MTSU) def. Javier Amantegui (VCU) 7-6 (4), 6-2
Order of Finish: 2, 5, 1, 4, 6, 3

UP NEXT

VCU will return to action when it travels to Washington, D.C. to face off against George Washington in its second conference match of the season on Sunday, March 24 at 1 p.m.