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APSU Men’s Tennis falls at #19 Tennessee, 4-0

APSU Men's TennisKnoxville, TN – With Ohio Valley Conference play set to kick off next week, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s tennis hit the road to take on No. 19 Tennessee in the penultimate non-conference match of the season, where the Governors fell to the Volunteers, 4-0, Sunday at the Goodfriend Tennis Center.

Austin Peay State University Men's Tennis lost Sunday to #19 Tennessee Vols 4-0 in Knoxville. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay State University Men’s Tennis lost Sunday to #19 Tennessee Vols 4-0 in Knoxville. (APSU Sports Information)

The Governors fell behind early in the match, dropping the doubles point to start. Thiago Nogueira and Hunter Sanders were the No. 3 pairing for the Govs, and dropped their second match together this spring.

Anton Damberg and Julius Gold were paired together in the No. 1 doubles position for the first time this season. Damberg and Gold saw their five-match winning streak come to an end as the Volunteers claimed the doubles point to take an early lead.

Jacob Lorino and Oliver Andersson were paired together for the first time this season as well, their match on the No. 2 line was left unfinished after Tennessee picked up the doubles point.

In singles action, the No. 2 match was the first to go final, as Gold dropped his match while playing in the No. 2 position for the first time in her Austin Peay State University career. Playing in the No. 1 spot for the first time this season, Damberg’s match was the next to go on the board as he fell to the No. 1 player for Tennessee.

The No. 5 match-up proved to be the match-clinching point for Tennessee, who knocked off Hunter Sanders to claim a 4-0 victory. With the match already won, the No. 3, 4, and 6 singles matches were left unfinished. Lorino and Andersson were trailing in the No. 3 and 4 matches, but Nogueira was tied in the second set after winning the first set in the No. 6 match.



Giles Hussey/Andrew Rogers (UT) def. Julius Gold/Anton Damberg (APSU) 6-2

Mark Wallner/Pat Harper (UT) vs. Jacob Lorino/Oliver Andersson (APSU) 5-2, unfinished

Martim Prata/Adam Walton (UT) def. Thiago Nogueira/Hunter Sanders (APSU) 6-1

Order of Finish: 3, 1




Martim Prata (UT) def. Anton Damberg (APSU) 6-1, 6-1

Luca Wiedenmann (UT) def. Julius Gold (APSU) 6-0, 6-2

Andrew Rogers (UT) vs. Oliver Andersson (APSU) 6-1, 5-2, unfinished

Mark Wallner (UT) vs. Jacob Lorino (APSU) 6-2, 4-0, unfinished

Finn Stodder (UT) def. Hunter Sanders (APSU) 6-1, 6-1

Teddy McEntee (UT) vs. Thiago Nogueira (APSU) 3-6, 1-1, unfinished

Order of Finish: 2, 1, 5

Next Up For Austin Peay State University

The Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team will wrap up the non-conference season when they play a 3:00pm, Thursday, match at Southern Indiana. With rain in the forecast for Tuesday, and the Tennessee State indoor tennis courts being used for tornado relief, the Governors match against the Tigers will be postponed to a later date. 


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