Michigan Blanks Minnesota, Advances to Huge Ten Match Semifinals
4/30/2021 6:07:00 PM
// Kristy McNeil
» Michigan’s 4-0 win marks its seventh shutout of the season.
» Jacob Bickersteth secured the group win along with his fifth straight win in singles.
» The Wolverines advance to face Illinois within the semifinals on Saturday at 2 p.m. CDT.
Website: Lincoln, Neb. (Dillon Tennis Middle)
Occasion:Huge Ten Match (Quarterfinals)
End result: #23 Michigan 4, Minnesota 0
Information: U-M (15-3), Minnesota (9-7)
Subsequent U-M Occasion: Saturday, Could 1 — vs. #13 Illinois – Huge Ten Match Semifinals (Lincoln, Neb.), 2 p.m. CDT
LINCOLN, Neb. — The No. 23-ranked College of Michigan males’s tennis group recorded its seventh shutout of the season, a 4-0 win over Minnesota, on Friday (April 30) on the Dillon Tennis Middle within the Huge Ten Match quarterfinals.
Nino Ehrenschneider and Connor Johnston remained undefeated in doubles with a 6-2 win at No. 3. The pair now has performed in 5 matches and is 3-0. Ondrej Styler and Patrick Maloney secured the doubles level for the Wolverines with a 6-3 victory to run their doubles file to 2-0. Andrew Fenty and Mattias Siimar led 6-5 at No. 1 earlier than the match was deserted.
Fenty made fast work of Vlad Lobak at No. 2 singles, successful in straight units 6-1, 6-2 earlier than all six first units had been accomplished.
Nick Beaty improved his season singles file to 19-4, caprtuing a win at No. 5, 6-4, 6-3 over Sebastian Vile. Beaty closed exhausting in his second set, successful the final three factors after being knotted at 3-3.
Jacob Bickersteth secured the match, taking No. 6 singles and successful his fifth consecutive match. Tied 3-3 within the first set, he rattled off the final three factors to take the set. Within the second, he by no means trailed for a 6-4 victory.
Ondrej Styler, Patrick Maloney and Mattias Siimar had all first units in hand earlier than their matches had been deserted following Bickersteth clinching the group match.
Michigan will tackle West No. 1 seed Illinois on Saturday (Could 1) at 2 p.m. CDT. The winner of that match will face the winner of Saturday’s different semifinal matchup between Ohio State and Nebraska on Sunday (Could 2) within the match closing.
Following are match-by-match outcomes
No. 1 — Ondrej Styler (U-M) vs. Jackson Allen (MINN), 7-6 (8), 1-3 deserted
No. 2 — Andrew Fenty (U-M) d. Vlad Lobak (MINN), 6-1, 6-2
No. 3 — Patrick Maloney (U-M) vs. Dylan Heap (MINN), 7-5, 1-1 deserted
No. 4 — Mattias Siimar (U-M) vs. Siim Troost (MINN), 6-3, 5-3 deserted
No. 5 — Nick Beaty (U-M) d. Sebastian Vile (MINN), 6-4, 6-3
No. 6 — Jacob Bickersteth (U-M) d. Daniel Martin (MINN), 6-3, 6-4
No. 1 — No. 45 Andrew Fenty/Mattias Siimar (U-M) vs. Jackson Allen/Sebastian Vile (MINN), 6-5 deserted
No. 2 — Patrick Maloney/Ondrej Styler (U-M) d. Bodin Zarkovic/Vlas Lobak (MINN), 6-3
No. 3 — Nino Ehrenschneider/Connor Johnston (U-M) d. Kaleb Dobbs/Siim Troost (MINN), 6-2
Order of Completion: Doubles 3-2, Singles 2-5-6