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Louisville, KY – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s tennis hit the road to take on Louisville in the 2020 spring season opener, the Governors fell to the Cardinals, 4-0, Saturday at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center.
In the No. 3 doubles match, Oliver Andersson made his season debut, after not competing during the fall season. Andersson and freshman Thiago Nogueira fell to the Cardinals pairing of James Bell and David Mizrahi, 6-2.
In singles play, Edison played in the No. 1 spot for the Governors, where he found himself locked in a battle. But, Edison fell to Louisville’s Salle, 7-6, in an unfinished match. Damberg was the No. 2 for the Governors, where he fell to the Cardinal’s Mizrahi in another unfinished match.
Gold and Lorino played in the next two positions for the Governors, playing two of the three finished singles matches of the day. Gold fell to Fung, 6-4 6-0, and Lorino dropped his match to Louisville’s Clement Filho, 6-0 6-0.
In his return to action, Andersson was slotted in the No. 5 spot for the Governors. Andersson dropped the first set, 6-2, and was locked in a 4-3 battle in the second set when the match was ended. Nogueira played in the final singles position for the Governors, he fell to the Cardinal’s Wesbrook, 6-0 6-1.
Quotably, APSU Head Coach Ross Brown
On the season opener
On the Govs
1. Fabien Salle (UL) vs. Christian Edison (APSU) 7-6, unfinished
2. David Mizrahi (UL) vs. Anton Damberg (APSU) 6-2, 4-1, unfinished
3. Matthew Fung (UL) def. Julius Gold (APSU) 6-4, 6-0
4. Clement Filho (UL) def. Jacob Lorino (APSU) 6-0, 6-0
5. James Bell (UL) vs. Oliver Andersson (APSU) 6-2, 4-3, unfinished
6. Alex Wesbrooks (UL) def. Thiago Nogueira (APSU) 6-0, 6-1
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3); Singles (6,4,3)
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