Men's Tennis Nets 5-2 Victory Over Georgia State

ATLANTA – Behind Sergio Aguirre at No. 5 singles, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (4-2) beat cross-town rival Georgia State, 5-2, at Tech’s Bill Moore Tennis Center Thursday.

Aguirre clinched the match with a 6-4, 7-6 (3) victory over Miha Lisac. Also earning points in singles for the Yellow Jackets were Romain Coirault, David Wright, and Joao Menano. Wright dominated Fernando Damus, 6-4, 6-2, in the No. 3 singles match. Coirault, playing No. 2 singles, defeated Pablo Perez Gras 6-1, 7-6 (3). Menano fought through first and third set tie breakers to take the No. 6 singles match from Chris Stewart, 7-6 (3), 1-6, 7-6 (5).

The Yellow Jackets began the afternoon by winning two of three doubles matches to take the doubles’ point. Wright and Roger Anderson won 9-8 (5) in the No. 1 spot over Damus and Franco, while Coirault and Menano defeated Jon Monk and Chris Stewart, 8-3, at No. 2 doubles.

Tech hosts South Carolina Saturday at 12 noon at Bill Moore Tennis Center.

GEORGIA TECH 5, GEORGIA STATE 2
Doubles:
No. 1 Anderson/WRight (GT) d. Damus/Franco (GS) 9-8 (5)
No. 2 Coirault/Menano (GT) d. Perez Gras/Lisac (GS) 8-3
No. 3 Monk/Stewart (GS) d. Aguirre/Moros (GT) 8-4

Singles:
No. 1 Carl Lumsden (GS) d. Roger Anderson (GT) 7-6 (4), 0-6, 6-2
No. 2 Romain Coirault (GT) d. Pablo Perez Gras (GS) 6-1, 7-6 (3)
No. 3 David Wright (GT) d. Fernando Damus (GS) 6-4, 6-2
No. 4 Albano Franco (GS) d. Stephen Moros (GT) 6-4, 6-3
No. 5 Sergio Aguirre (GT) d. Miha Lisac (GS) 6-4, 7-6 (3)
No. 6 Joao Menano (GT) d. Chris Stewart (GS) 7-6 (3), 1-6, 7-6 (5)

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