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No. 29 Jackets Fall to No. 7 Wake Forest, 4-0

CARY, N.C. – No. 29 Georgia Tech made an appearance in the ACC Championship quarterfinals for the first time since 2022, but were unable to overcome No. 7 Wake Forest, falling 4-0 on Friday afternoon. Tech moved to 18-8 overall with the loss.

Doubles
Wake Forest gained the edge in the match early, pocketing a pair of doubles wins on courts one and three. The Demon Deacons’ No. 2 ranked pair of Dhakshineswar Suresh and Holden Koons took a 5-0 lead against Krish Arora and Marcus McDaniel before the Yellow Jackets got on the scoreboard. WFU closed out the match, 6-1. The point was clinched at the three seed where Luciana Tacchi and Luca Pow led Keshav Chopra and Elias Shokry, 5-1, before the Jackets rallied back to 5-3. But the Deacs sealed the win, 6-3, to put Wake Forest up 1-0 entering singles play.

Singles
Wake Forest carried momentum into singles play, winning all six first sets, despite Tech pushing two into tiebreaks. Tacchi picked up a 6-2, 6-2 win over Richard Biagiotti on court four before Filippo Moroni topped Martin at the top position, 6-3, 6-2, to give WFU a 3-0 match lead.

The Demon Deacons clinched the win on court two where Suresh picked up a straight-set win over Chopra. Despite fighting off a match point, Chopra dropped a 7-5, 6-4 decision to account for the final 4-0 score.

RESULTS
Doubles
1. No. 2 Dhakshineswar Suresh/Holden Koons (WFU) def. Krish Arora/Marcus McDaniel (GT) 6-1
2. No. 80 Andres Martin/Richard Biagiotti (GT) vs. Matthews Thomson/Filippo Moroni (WFU) 3-5, DNF
3. Luciano Tacchi/Luca Pow (WFU) def. Keshav Chopra/Elias Shokry (GT) 6-3*
Order of finish: 1,3*
*Clinched

Singles
1. No. 31 Filippo Moroni (WFU) def. No. 11 Andres Martin (GT) 6-3, 6-2
2. No. 73 Dhakshineswar Suresh def. No. 93 Keshav Chopra (GT) 7-5, 6-4
3. Marcus McDaniel (GT) vs. Matthew Thomson (WFU) 6-7 (4-7), 2-2, DNF
4. Luciano Tacchi (WFU) def. Richard Biagiotti (GT) 6-2, 6-2
5. Krish Arora (GT) vs. Luca Pow (WFU) 3-6, 4-4, DNF
6. Rohan Sachdev (GT) vs. Holden Koons (WFU) 6-7 (2-7), 3-3, DNF
Order of finish: 4,1,2*

 

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