Rams move on to Atlantic 10 semifinals with 4-0 defeat of Duquesne

The Basics

  • Score: VCU 4, Duquesne 0
  • Records: VCU (15-12), Duquesne (11-8)
  • Location: Linder Family Tennis Center – Mason, Ohio
  • The Short Story: The VCU men's tennis reached the Atlantic 10 semifinals for the third straight year after dropping Duquesne, 4-0, in the quarterfinals on Friday afternoon. Sophomore Wilder Pimentel picked up wins in singles and doubles action to lead the way. Junior Michal Voscek and freshman Louis Ishizaka also tallied singles victories on the day.
The Results
Singles
1) Michal Voscek (VCU) def. Rich Robbie (DUQ), 6-1, 6-2
2) Daryl Monfils (VCU) vs. Corey Robinson (DUQ), 6-4, 3-2 DNF
3) Catalin Fifea (VCU) vs. Alex Aleman (DUQ), 6-7 (6), 2-0 DNF
4) Wilder Pimentel (VCU) def. Medhi Mekaoui (DUQ), 6-0, 6-0
5) Toni Batlle (VCU) vs. Tim Kane (DUQ), 6-4, 4-1 DNF
6) Louis Ishizaka (VCU) def. Harry Walshe (DUQ), 6-2, 7-5
Doubles
1) Cohen/Monfils (VCU) def. Aleman/Robbie (DUQ), 8-7 (10)
2) Fifea/Pimentel (VCU) def. Walshe/Kane (DUQ), 8-3
3) Blasinsky/Mekaoui (DUQ) def. Voscek/Batlle (VCU), 8-7 (8) 

Up Next

  • The Rams will take on in-state rival George Mason in the semifinals on Saturday. First serve is set for 1:30 p.m.

 

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