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Jackets Lose Heart Breaking Match to No. 26 Tennessee, 4-2

Final Results

THE FLATS —  The Georgia Tech men’s tennis team (5-5) lost to Tennessee, 4-2 on Sunday afternoon at the Ken Byers Tennis Complex.

The Jackets started off strong winning the doubles point with victories from Josesph Gandolfo/Chris Yun over Adam Walton/Timo Stodder, and Brandon Freestone/Andrew Li over Andrew Rogers/Martim Prata.

In singles, No. 106 Cole Gromley, came back to win his match over Luca Wiedenmann, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, after dropping the first set.

Phillip Gresk and Gandolfo both lost their matches. Gresk, fell to No. 94 Walton, 6-1, 6-1, while Gandolfo fell to Rogers, 6-3, 2-6, 6-1.

Chris Yun also lost a tough battle falling to Preston Touliatos, 7 (7) – 6, 7 (7), 6.

With the Volunteers leading 3-2 Carlos Divar and Li did their best to overcome the deficit, but fell just short.

Li dropped his match to Scott Jones, 4-6, 7 (9) – 6, 7-5. Divar’s match was called early after Li’s defeat clinched the match for Tennessee.

Divar was leading No. 113 Stodder, 4-6, 7 (9) – 6, 6-5.

The Jackets will be back in action on Friday, March 1st at 5:00 p.m. to face Florida State.

Singles competition
1. #36 Carlos Divar (GT) def. #113 Timo Stodder (UT) 4-6, 7-6, 9-7, 6-5
2. #94 Adam Walton (UT) def. Phillip Gresk (GT) 6-1, 6-4
3. Scott Jones (UT) def. Andrew Li (GT) 4-6, 7-6, 9-7, 7-5
4. Preston Touliatos (UT) def. Chris Yun (GT) 7-6, 7-3, 7-6, 7-2
5. #106 Cole Gromley (GT) def. Luca Wiedenmann (UT) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1
6. Andrew Rogers (UT) def. Joseph Gandolfo (GT) 6-3, 2-6, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Preston Touliatos/Pat Harper (UT) vs. Carlos Divar/Phillip Gresk (GT) 5-5
2. Joseph Gandolfo/Chris Yun (GT) def. Adam Walton/Timo Stodder (UT) 6-4
3. Brandon Freestone/Andrew Li (GT) def. Andrew Rogers/Martim Prata (UT) 6-4

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