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Men's Tennis Falls To No. 8 Georgia

The No. 55 Georgia Tech men’s tennis team lost to rival Georgia 5-2 on March 3 inside the Bill Moore Tennis Center on the Georgia Tech campus.

The match was clinched when Nicolas Boeker of Georgia defeated Yellow Jacket Alex Navinkov 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the No. 5 singles spot.

The Jackets started out the day by winning the doubles point. No. 1 doubles partners Roger Anderson and David Wright beat Matias Boeker and Travis Parrott, who are currently ranked second by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, 9-8 (5). Sergio Aguirre and Jason Jeong netted a 9-7 victory over Lesley Joseph and Brandon Wagner in the No. 3 doubles match.

Romain Coirault pulled in the only single’s victory for Tech beating 11th ranked Matias Boeker of Georgia 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 at No. 1 singles. David Wright of Georgia Tech and Chad Carlson of Georgia played the only other three-set match, with Carlson winning 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-2.

NO. 8 GEORGIA 5, NO. 55 GEORGIA TECH 2

SINGLES
1. Romain Coirault (GT) d. No. 11 Matias Boeker (UGA) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
2. No. 28 Lesley Joseph (UGA) d. Roger Anderson (GT) 6-4, 6-4
3. No. 59 Chad Carlson (UGA) d. David Wright (GT) 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-2
4. No. 26 Travis Parrott (UGA) d. Sergio Aguirre (GT) 6-4, 6-2
5. No. 25 Brandon Wagner (UGA) d. Steven Moros (GT) 7-6 (5), 6-2
6. Nicolas Boeker (UGA) d. Alex Navinkov (GT) 6-2, 6-1

DOUBLES (GT wins the point)
1. Anderson/Wright (GT) d. No. 2 M. Boeker/Parrott (UGA) 9-8 (5)
2. C. Carlson/N. Boeker (UGA) s. Coirault/Menano (GT) 5-8
3. Aguirre/Jason Jeong (GT) d. Joseph/Wagner (UGA) 9-7

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