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Clemson Wins a Singles and Doubles Flight at Virginia Tech Men’s Tennis Challenge

Clemson Wins a Singles and Doubles Flight at Virginia Tech Men’s Tennis Challenge

Nov. 8, 2009

BLACKSBURG, VA-Clemson’s Zach Rigsby won the H Singles Flight and the Tigers’ doubles team of Rok Bizjak and Moritz Dettinger won the B Doubles Flight at the Virginia Tech Men’s Tennis Challenge at Blacksburg, VA Sunday afternoon.

Rigsby, a freshman, defeated Jon Pine of Virginia Tech 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (10) today to stay undefeated in the tournament with a 3-0 mark. He defeated Hrehan Hakeem of Mississippi State 7-5, 6-4, on Friday, and Nicholas Spinazze of Arkansas 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday.

Bizjak and Dettinger won the B Doubles Flight and finished the tournament with a 2-1 record.

This was the last fall tournament for the Tigers. Clemson will start the 2010 season with a tennis doubles header with Gardner-Webb and Davidson on Saturday, January 16.

Clemson’s Virginia Tech Challenge Results

Flight A Singles #109 George Coupland (MSU, 1-0) def. Derek DiFazio (CU, 0-1) 6-4, 6-3 #84 Christopher Nott (UA, 1-1) def. Moritz Dettinger (CU, 0-1) 6-1,6-1 #35 Yoann Re (VT, 2-1) def. Moritz Dettinger (CU, 0-2) 6-2, 6-1

Flight B Singles #80 Carlos Alvarez (CU, 1-0) def. #83 Artem Ilyushin (MSU, 0-1) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 Matthew Hogan (UA, 1-1) def. #80 Carlos Alvarez (CU, 1-1) 6-3, 6-0 #125 Luka Somen (VT, 3-0) def. #80 Carlos Alvarez (CU, 1-2) 7-6 (2), 6-7 (5), 6-4

Flight C Singles Louis Cant (MSU, 1-0) def. Rok Bizjak (CU, 0-1) 6-4, 6-3 Rok Bizjak (CU, 1-1) def. Taylor King (UA, 0-2) 6-7(6),6-4, 6-4 Rok Bizjak (CU, 2-1) def. Corrado Degli Incerti Tocci (VT, 2-1) 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 (5 total sets won)

Flight D Singles Gera Boryachinskiy (CU, 1-0) def. Antonio Lastre (MSU, 0-1) 7-6 (3), 6-4 Gera Boryachinskiy (CU, 2-0) def. Matt Walters (UA, 0-2) 6-0, 6-4 #81 Patrick Daciek (VT, 2-1) def. Gera Boryachinskiy (CU, 2-1) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 (41 total games)

Flight E Singles Max Gregor Smith (MSU, 1-0) def. Robert Pietrucha (CU, 0-1) 6-2, 6-1 Robert Pietrucha (CU, 1-1) def. Nikolas Zogaj (UA, 0-2) 6-3, 6-3 Sebastien Jacques (VT, 3-0) def. Robert Pietrucha (CU, 1-2) 6-3, 6-1

Flight F Singles Christopher Doerr (MSU, 1-0) def. Kevin Galloway (CU, 0-1) 6-3, 6-2Mike Ward (UA, 1-1) def. Kevin Galloway (CU, 0-2) 6-3,4-6,7-6 (3) Will Beck (VT, 2-1) def. Kevin Galloway (CU, 0-3) 6-2, 6-4

Flight G Singles Wesley Moran (CU, 1-0) def. Tanner Stump (MSU, 0-1) 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 Wesley Moran (CU, 2-0) def. Bradwin Williams (UA, 1-1) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 Zach Pine (VT, 2-1) def. Wesley Moran (CU, 2-1) 7-5, 7-6 (7)

Flight H Singles Zach Rigsby (CU, 1-0) def. Hrehan Hakeem (MSU, 0-1) 7-5, 6-4 Zach Rigsby (CU, 2-0) def. Nicholas Spinazze (UA, 0-2) 7-5, 6-2 Zach Rigsby (CU, 3-0) def. Jon Pine (VT, 2-1) 6-1, 4-5, 1-0 (10)

Flight A Doubles George Coupland/Artem Ilyushin (MSU, 1-0) def. Carlos Alvarez/Gera Boryachinshiy (CU, 0-1) 8-0 Carlos Alvarez/Gera Boryachinskiy (CU, 1-1) def. Matthew Hogan/Bradwin Walters (UA, 1-1) 8-4 Will Beck/Patrick Daciek (VT, 1-2) def. Carlos Alvarez/Gera Boryachinskiy (CU, 1-2) 8-4

Flight B Doubles Rok Bizjak/Derek DiFazio (CU, 1-0) def. Louis Cant/Christopher Doerr (MSU, 0-1) 9-8 (5) Rok Bizjak/Moritz Dettinger (CU, 2-0) def. Taylor King/Nikolas Zogaj (UA,0-2) 9-8 (4) Sebastien Jacques/Yoann Re (VT, 2-1) def. Rok Bizjak/Moritz Dettinger (CU, 2-1) 9-8 (7) (26 total games)

Flight C Doubles Antonio Lastre/Max Gregor Smith (MSU, 1-0) def. Zachary Rigsby/Robert Pietrucha (CU, 0-1) 8-3 Christopher Nott/Mike Ward (UA, 2-0) def. Robert Pietrucha/Zachary Rigsby (CU, 0-2) 8-6 Robert Pietrucha/Zachary Rigsby (CU, 0-2) def. Luka Somen/Corrado Degli Incerti Tocci (VT, 1-1) 8-6

Flight D Doubles Artem Hakeem/Tanner Stump (MSU, 1-0) def. Kevin Galloway/Wesley Moran (CU, 0-1) 8-5 Nicholas Spinazze/Bradwin Williams (UA, 2-0) def. Kevin Galloway/Wesley Moran (CU, 0-2) 8-4 Trpimir Kujundzic/Zack Pine (VT, 2-1) def. Kevin Galloway/Wesley Moran (CU, 0-3) 8-6

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