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Men’s Tennis Falls 4-1 to Denver in Summit League Semifinal

Men’s Tennis Falls 4-1 to Denver in Summit League Semifinal

The Basics

ORU 2019 Record: 6-12, 2-4
Match: No. 4 Oral Roberts 1 – No. 1 Denver 4
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma – Bernis Duke Tennis Center

Tulsa, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's tennis team concluded the 2019 season with a 4-1 loss to No. 1 Denver in the Summit League Tournament semifinal round at the Bernis Duke Tennis Center.

The Golden Eagles took an early 1-0 lead by claiming the doubles point. Kenneth Boykin and Eddy Leardini won 6-3 at the No. 3 position. Marcello Moreira and Andre Russo clinched the doubles point for ORU by winning 7-6 at the No. 2 spot.

The Results 

Match: No. 4 Oral Roberts 1, No. 1 Denver 4

Doubles competition

1. Matt Summers/James Davis (DEN) def. Barnabas Koncz/Nikola Boskov (ORUM) 7-5

2. Marcello Moreira/Andre Russo (ORUM) def. Mattia Ros/Pedro F. Del Valle (DEN) 7-6

3. Kenneth Boykin/Eddy Leardini (ORUM) def. Eric Morris/Daniel Krulig (DEN) 6-3

Singles competition

1. Matt Summers (DEN) vs. Kenneth Boykin (ORUM) 6-3, 4-6, unfinished

2. Mattia Ros (DEN) def. Barnabas Koncz (ORUM) 6-3, 6-1

3. James Davis (DEN) def. Andre Russo (ORUM) 6-0, 6-1

4. Pedro F. Del Valle (DEN) def. Marcello Moreira (ORUM) 6-1, 6-2

5. Ignatius Castelino (DEN) def. Nikola Boskov (ORUM) 6-1, 6-2

6. Daniel Krulig (DEN) vs. Eddy Leardini (ORUM) 6-4, 3-5, unfinished

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