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Men’s Tennis Grabs 4-3 Win over Hawaii Pacific

Men’s Tennis Grabs 4-3 Win over Hawaii Pacific

The Basics

ORU 2019 Record: 3-8, 0-2
Match: Oral Roberts 4 – Hawaii Pacific 3
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii – UH Tennis Center

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Oral Roberts men's tennis team capped off its trip to Honolulu, Hawaii, with a 4-3 win over Hawaii Pacific Tuesday afternoon.

ORU grabbed its four team points all in singles competition. The Golden Eagles fell behind 3-0 in the team score early until they scored four unanswered points when Eddy Leardini grabbed the first point for ORU winning 6-3, 6-4 at the No. 6 position. Nikola Boskov claimed a win at the No. 5 spot 7-6, 6-4. The Golden Eagles tied the match 3-3 with a win by Kenneth Boykin, 6-7, 7-5, 6-4, at the No. 2 position. Marcello Moreira closed things out for ORU and won the fourth point by winning at the No. 4 position, 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (8-6).

Up Next: The Golden Eagles will hit the court again Friday, March 29 on the road at Summit League opponent Omaha.

The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 4, Hawaii Pacific 3

Doubles competition

1. Valentin Masse/Maxime Gayte (HPU) vs. Nikola Boskov/Barnabas Koncz (ORU) 4-5, unfinished

2. Lukas Bauer/Cheng-Chieh Wang (HPU) def. Kenneth Boykin/Eddy Leardini (ORU) 6-3

3. Ondrej Ctverak/Benjamin Loccisano (HPU) def. Marcello Moreira/Andre Russo (ORU) 6-3

Singles competition

1. Ondrej Ctverak (HPU) def. Barnabas Koncz (ORU) 6-1, 6-4

2. Kenneth Boykin (ORU) def. Cheng-Chieh Wang (HPU) 6-7, 7-5, 6-4

3. Benjamin Loccisano (HPU) def. Andre Russo (ORU) 6-3, 6-3

4. Marcello Moreira (ORU) def. Lukas Bauer (HPU) 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (8-6)

5. Nikola Boskov (ORU) def. Lucas Poock (HPU) 7-6, 6-4

6. Eddy Leardini (ORU) def. Guilherme DeMedeiros (HPU) 6-3, 6-4

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