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Georgia Tech Men's Tennis Downs No. 18 Tulane, 4-1

March 24, 2005

TEMPE, Ariz. – Marko Rajevac earned wins at both singles and doubles as No. 58 Georgia Tech downed No. 18 Tulane, 4-1, at the Whiteman Tennis Center in Tempe, Ariz. With the win, the Jackets improved to 9-6 on the season.

The Jackets started the day claiming the doubles point. At No. 1 doubles, Rajevac and partner David North won an easy victory, 8-0, over No. 38 Dmitriy Koch and Alberto Sottocorno. Tech then clinched the doubles point as Jose Luis Muguruza and Sukhwa Young won at the No. 2 position, 8-4.

In singles action, North’s straight set win at the No. 2 position clinched the match for the Yellow Jackets. The freshman from Durban, South Africa won 7-5, 6-3, to seal the victory for the Yellow Jackets. Rajevac and Scott Blackmon were also straight set winners for Tech. Rajevac won a hard fought match in the No. 3 spot, 7-6 (9), 6-3. Tech’s final point was at court No. 6 as Blackmon made short work, 6-2, 6-2, of Tulane’s Jonah Kane-West.

Muguruza and Zachary Rath did not finish as Georgia Tech and Tulane only played the match to completion. George Gvelesiani took the only loss for the Jackets, falling 6-3, 6-4.

Georgia Tech will return to action April 2, when they will play host to conference foe, Duke at noon at the Bill Moore Tennis Center.

Doubles1. Rajevac/North (GT) def. No. 18 Koch/Sottocorno (TU), 8-02. Muguruza/Young (GT) def. Angelinos/Hernandez (TU), 8-4**3. Blackmon/Tyler (GT) vs. Goulet/Kane-West (TU), 6-3 - DNF
Singles1. Jose Luis Muguruza (GT) vs. Dmitriy Koch (TU), 6-7 (7), 3-3 - DNF2. David North (GT) def. David Goulet (TU), 7-5, 6-3*3. Marko Rajevac (GT) def. Jacobo Hernandez (TU), 7-6 (9), 6-34. Zachary Rath (GT) vs. Ted Angelinos (TU), 1-6, 5-4 - DNF5. Alberto Sottocorno (TU) def. George Gvelesiani (GT), 6-3, 6-46. Scott Blackmon (GT) def. Jonah Kane-West (TU), 6-2, 6-2

-GT Tennis-

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