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APSU Governors Tennis opens season with loss to Middle Tennessee

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUMurfreesboro, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team dropped its inaugural match of the 2014 fall season, 6-1 to Middle Tennessee, Friday.

 Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

The Govs were swept in doubles action.  The Governors No. 1 pairing of seniors Dimitar Ristovski and Iago Seffrin lost a close 8-7 decision Ben Davis and Dima Zyhmantovich while the No. 3 duo of junior Evan Borowski and sophomore Manuel Montenegro dropped their match with Robin Riethmueller and Victor Hoang by an identical score.

In singles, the Governors lone victory of the day was achieved by Montenegro at the No. 5 position, when he defeated Yannick Born in straight sets 7-6, 6-2.

No other Gov was able to force a third set against the Blue Raiders.

Austin Peay returns to action with a 9:00am, Saturday match against Belmont at the Buck Bouldin Tennis Center in Murfreesboro.

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