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Austin Peay State University Men’s Tennis drops close match to Libscomb Bistons, 4-3

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team saw its season opening unbeaten streak end as the Govs lost 4-3 to Lipscomb, Saturday, at the Austin Peay Indoor Tennis Center.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis loses to Lipscomb, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Men’s Tennis loses to Lipscomb, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

In doubles play, Austin Peay (3-1) gained victories from the pairing of seniors Dimitar Ristovski and Iago Seffrin at the No. 1 slot and the duo of senior Aleksas Tverijonas and sophomore Aaron Jumonville at the No. 2 position.  The Govs have not surrendered the doubles point since the season-opener against Chattanooga, January 24th.

In singles action, the Govs were led by Ristovski, who picked up a 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 victory against Rob Mitchell at the No. 1 position and sophomore Aaron Jumonville who earned a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Alex Pavel at the No. 3 spot. Unfortunately, Lipscomb (6-2) claimed the remaining four singles matches to hand the Govs their first loss on the young season.

The Govs return to action with a 5:00pm, February 14th road contest against Louisville at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center.

Singles

No. 1 – Dimitar Ristovski (APSU) def. Rob Mitchell (LIP) 6-3, 1-6, 6-3

No. 2 – Alejandro Manzanares (LIP) def. Aleksas Tverijonas (APSU) 4-6, 7-6 (3), 2-6

No. 3 – Aaron Jumonville (APSU) def. Alex Pavel (LIP) 6-2, 6-2

No. 4 – Philippe Courteau (LIP) def. Iago Seffrin (APSU) 4-6, 6-2, 7-5

No. 5 – Daniel Hernandez (LIP) def. Manuel Montenegro (APSU) 6-3, 7-5

No. 6. – John Tougher (LIP) def. Oleg Drobysh (APSU) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles

No. 1 – Ristovski/Seffrin (APSU) def. Pavel/Courteau 6-4

No. 2 – Jumonville/Tverijonas (APSU) def. Tougher/Mitchell (LIP) 6-2

No. 3 – Hernandez/Thais Minet (LIP) def. James Mitchell /Montenegro (APSU) 6-4

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