CHICAGO – The win column reached double digits for the DePaul males’s tennis staff, a worthy accomplishment on this pandemic season with matches being postponed or canceled frequently.
Coach Matt Brothers and his program raised their dual-match report to 10-6 following Friday’s 7-0 sweep of the College of Chicago on the Amos Alonzo Stagg tennis courts in Hyde Park.
The Blue Demons obtained off to a quick begin and by no means seemed again.
Luuk Wassenaar and Vito Tonejc led off with a 6-0 doubles victory over Joshua Xu and Sachin Das at No. 2. DePaul’s No. 1 tandem of Christopher Casati and Boris Spanjaard clinched the doubles level after defeating Christian Alshon and Jeremy Yuan 6-2. The No. 1 staff improved to 10-3 on the season.
The Fran Tonejc/Tripp Tuff duo made it a clear sweep with a 6-2 choice over Bailey Forgus and Biren Reddy.
Singles motion opened up with Luuk Wassenaar beating Alex Guzhva 6-1, 6-4 at No. 6. DePaul’s No. 1 Vito Tonejc adopted with a 6-1, 6-1 straight-set end result in opposition to Alshon, enhancing his singles report to a team-best 11-3.
The match clincher got here courtesy of Tripp Tuff topping Marek Michulka 7-5, 6-3 at No. 5. Tuff is now 10-6 within the dual-match season.
The staff rating was 5-0 after Fran Tonejc posted a 7-5, 6-4 win over Xu at No. 4 singles. Casati got here again to beat Yuan 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 at No. 2 and Spanjaard duplicated his doubles companion’s effort with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Das at No. 3.
Subsequent up for the Blue Demons is a Sunday BIG EAST match at Xavier in Cincinnati.
DePaul 7, U. of Chicago 0
Amos Alonzo Stagg Courts
April 9, 2021
1. Vito Tonejc (DPU) def. Christian Alshon (UC) 6-1, 6-1
2. Christopher Casati (DPU) def. Jeremy Yuan (UC) 4-6, 6-1, 6-3
3. Boris Spanjaard (DPU) def. Sachin Das (UC) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
4. Fran Tonejc (DPU) def. Joshua Xu (UC) 7-5, 6-4
5. Tripp Tuff (DPU) def. Marek Michulka (UC) 7-5, 6-3
6. Luuk Wassenaar (DPU) def. Alex Guzhva (UC) 6-0, 6-4
1. Christopher Casati/Boris Spanjaard (DPU) def. Christian Alshon/Jeremy Yuan (UC) 6-2
2. Luuk Wassenaar/Vito Tonejc (DPU) def. Joshua Xu/Sachin Das (UC) 6-0
3. Fran Tonejc/Tripp Tuff (DPU) def. Bailey Forgus/Biren Reddy (UC) 6-2