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No. 32 Jackets Snag 6-1 Win Over Boston College

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WEYMOUTH, Mass. – No. 32 Georgia Tech men’s tennis ended the 2021 regular season with a stout 6-1 victory over Boston College at the BC Recreation Center on Sunday afternoon. The win gives the Jackets a 6-6 record in the ACC this year, heading into this week’s championships as the No. 8 seed. They will face No. 9 seed Miami at 2:30 p.m. (EST) on Thursday, April 22. The bracket for the 2021 ACC Men’s Tennis Championships can be found here.

Tech finishes with a 12-8 record overall this year. They posted a 69-36 (.657) record in dual match singles throughout the campaign, while also having a 27-25 (.519) dual match doubles record.

Doubles play began with No. 49 Marcus McDaniel/Andres Martin earning a 6-3 win over Max Motlagh/Will Coad on court one. Martin finishes the regular season with a 15-4 record overall in doubles play. No. 79 Brandon Freestone/Pablo Schelcher clinched the doubles point next with another 6-3 showing on court two against Bennett Turner/Mason Fung. Keshav Chopra/Chen Dong went unfinished on court three leading Santiago Montufar/Max Mendelsohn 5-4.

In singles Dong set the tempo early with a 6-0, 6-1 defeat over Turner at position six. Dong ends his freshman season with a 9-4 dual match singles record after grabbing his third consecutive win. Chopra continued the dominance with a 6-0, 6-2 effort on position four, collecting his sixth straight victory. No. 40 Martin followed that up on position two sealing the win for the Jackets beating Mendelsohn 6-3, 6-2. Martin sports a 15-7 dual match singles record heading into the postseason. On position three Schelcher defeated Fung in a 6-3, 6-3 outing. Brandon McKinney picked up Tech’s last singles win on the day at position five with a 6-3, 7-6 advantage over Coad.

SINGLES COMPETITION
1. Max Motlagh (BC) def. Marcus McDaniel (GT) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
2. Andres Martin (GT) def. Max Mendelsohn (BC) 6-3, 6-2
3. Pablo Schelcher (GT) def. Mason Fung (BC) 6-3, 6-3
4. Keshav Chopra (GT) def. Santiago Montufar (BC) 6-0, 6-2
5. Brandon McKinney (GT) def. Will Coad (BC) 6-3, 7-6
6. Chen Dong (GT) def. Bennett Turner (BC) 6-0, 6-1

DOUBLES COMPETITION
1. Marcus McDaniel/Andres Martin (GT) def. Max Motlagh/Will Coad (BC) 6-3
2. Pablo Schelcher/Brandon Freestone (GT) def. Bennett Turner/Mason Fung (BC) 6-3
3. Keshav Chopra/Chen Dong (GT) vs. Santiago Montufar/Max Mendelsohn (BC) 5-4, unfinished

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