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Austin Peay State University Governors Tennis beats Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 6-1


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Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Even without senior No. 1 Jasmin Ademovic, Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team handled Western Kentucky with ease Friday in a convincing 6-1 victory.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

The Govs move to 4-1 on the campaign and have won two straight. Western Kentucky falls to 2-2 overall.

Taking over for a hobbled Ademovic at No. 1, junior Dimitar Ristovski defeated J.T. Closi, 6-2, 6-1. He teamed with junior Iago Seffrin for an easy win at No. 1 doubles over Closi and Alex Taranda, 8-1.

Junior Aleksas Tverijonas defeated Taranda, 6-1, 6-1, at No. 2 and joined sophomore Evan Borowski in an 8-1 win over Andrew Hill and Andrew Fish at No. 2 doubles. Tverijonas is now 5-0 on the season and has won 23 of his last 24 dual matches.

Borowski won his match at No. 6 singles, 6-3, 7-6, over Alex Stewart. After winning the clinching match against Chattanooga, February 1st, Borowski has now won back-to-back matches for the first time in his Austin Peay career.

Austin Peay freshmen James Mitchell and Manuel Montenegro both picked up singles wins Friday; Mitchell won his first match at No. 4, and the Govs first win at No. 4 this season, 7-5, 6-4, over Hill, while Montenegro was victorious in a 6-3, 7-6, outing against Fish.

The Govs travel to Southern Indiana, Saturday, for a 6:00pm contest against the Screaming Eagles.

Box Score

Austin Peay 6, Western Kentucky 1
Friday, February 21st, 2014
Clarksville, TN | APSU Tennis Center

Singles competition
1. RISTOVSKI, Dimitar (APSU) def. J.T. Closi (WKUM) 6-2, 6-1
2. TVERIJONAS, Aleksas (APSU) def. Alex Taranda (WKUM) 6-1, 6-1
3. Josh Smith (WKUM) def. SEFFRIN, Iago (APSU) 6-4, 6-4
4. MITCHELL, James (APSU) def. Andrew Hill (WKUM) 7-5, 6-4
5. MONTENEGRO, Manuel (APSU) def. Andrew Fish (WKUM) 6-3, 7-6
6. BOROWSKI, Evan (APSU) def. Alex Stewart (WKUM) 6-3, 7-6



Doubles competition
1. RISTOVSKI, Dimitar/SEFFRIN, Iago (APSU) def. J.T. Closi/Alex Taranda (WKUM) 8-1
2. BOROWSKI, Evan/TVERIJONAS, Aleksas (APSU) def. Andrew Hill/Andrew Fish (WKUM) 8-1
3. MITCHELL, James/MONTENEGRO, Manuel (APSU) vs. Josh Smith/Alex Stewart (WKUM) 3-4, unfinished


Match Notes
WKU 2-2
Austin Peay 4-1





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