Men's Tennis Knocks Off No. 20 Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The 54th-ranked Georgia Tech men’s tennis team edged 20th-ranked Miami, 4-3, Wednesday night at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.

Georgia Tech won the first point of the match with wins at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles. Sophomores Roger Anderson and David Wright defeated MiamiÆs Peter Hoffman and Tomas Smid, 8-3, at No. 1 doubles. At No. 3, seniors Sergio Aguirre and Jason Jeong upended Andrew Golub and Johan Lindqvist, 8-2.

In singles play, the Yellow Jackets and Hurricanes battled to the final match. Tech won at No. 3 (Wright defeated Linqvistand 7-6 (9), 7-6 (5)) and No. 4 (freshman Stephen Moros defeated Hoffman, 6-4, 6-4) while Miami claimed victories at No. 1, No. 5 and No. 6. With the match tied at three, Anderson outlasted Smid, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3 on court No. 2 to seal the upset.

Georgia Tech improved to 6-3 with the win and plays at Florida Atlantic on Thursday. Miami fell to 9-2.

Singles
1. Michael Lang (UM) d. Romain Coirault (GT) 6-2, 7-6
2. Roger Anderson (GT) d. Tomas Smid (UM) 7-6, 4-6, 3-6
3. David Wright (GT) d. Johan Lindqvist (UM) 7-6 (9), 7-6 (5)
4. Stephen Moros (GT) d. Peter Hoffman (UM) 6-4, 6-4
5. Jose Lieberman (UM) d. Sergio Aguirre (GT) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
6. Andrew Golub (UM) d. Joao Menano (GT) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3

Doubles
1. Anderson/Wright (GT) d. Hoffman/Smid (UM) 8-3
2. Lang/Lieberman (UM) d. Coirault/Menano (GT) 8-6
3. Aguirre/Jeong (GT) d. Golub/Lindqvist (UM) 8-2

RELATED HEADLINES

Tennis balls
November 29, 2018 Men’s Tennis Inks Andres Martin

Georgia Tech men’s tennis adds blue chip recruit to roster

Men’s Tennis Knocks Off No. 20 Miami
November 4, 2018 Li Propels Jackets in Final Day of Tech Invitational

Tech finishes out last tournament of fall season