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Tech to Face Off with Georgia State & Auburn

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech men’s tennis continues regular season competition this weekend with matchups against Georgia State (0-2, 0-0 Sun Belt) and Auburn (3-2, 0-0 SEC). Tech will host Georgia State for a match at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3 and then hit the road to Auburn for a match on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 12 p.m.

Last weekend, the Jackets faced off with two nationally ranked team in the ITA Kickoff. After a hard-fought battle, Tech fell to No. 18 Stanford. In their second match of the ITA Kickoff, the Jackets suffered a 4-1 loss to No. 20 Pepperdine.

In singles play, two Jackets defeated nationally-ranked opponents. Keshav Chopra took down Stanford’s No. 2 Nishesh Basavareddy in a two-set decision (6-1, 6-2) on Sunday. No. 72 Andres Martin also earned a two-set victory, taking down Pepperdine’s No. 31 Daniel de Jonge on Monday.

During the 2022 spring season, Tech beat Georgia State 4-3. The Jackets clinched the doubles point with two-straight wins and recorded three victories in singles play. The Panthers are currently 0-2 this season with losses to Stetson and South Florida.

In their last meeting, the Jackets were defeated 3-4 by Auburn. Depsite two losses in doubles, Tech was able to earn three wins in singles competition. The Tigers are currently 3-2 with wins over Michigan State, Alabama State and Samford. This past weekend, Auburn recorded its first losses of the season against No. 10 Wake Forest and No. 19 Duke.

 

Friday Parking: Parking will be available along Fowler Street and in McCamish Lot E65.

 

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