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No. 13 Duke Blanks Furman, 4-0

Cameron Green
Cameron Green

 

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Thirteenth-ranked Duke blanked Furman, 4-0, Saturday at the Ambler Tennis Stadium in Durham, N.C. 

The Blue Devils won two of three doubles matches to take the opening point.  Nick Stachowiak and Sean Sculley beat senior Cameron Green and junior Jake Munns, 6-3, at flight one, and Catalin Mateas and Robert Levine downed sophomores Trevor Croyder and Clarke Wilson, 6-1, at number three.  The flight two match was unfinished, with Ryan Dickerson and Jason Lapidus leading Furman freshmen Ivan Mitric and Drew Singerman, 5-3.

In singles action, Stachcowiak posted a 6-3, 6-1 win over Munns at flight two, and Dickerson defeated Singerman, 6-2, 6-2, at number four.  In the fifth-seeded contest, Levine scored a 6-1, 6-1 advantage versus sophomore Jake Bhangdia.

The three remaining matches were unfinished, and the teams had split sets in two of the contests.  At flight one, Mateas, who is ranked 92nd nationally, won flight one, 7-5, but Greene, who holds a ranking of No. 110, captured the second set, 6-1.  The duo had yet to start the third set.  Sulley held a slight advantage over Mitric at flight three, 6-0, 3-6, 1-0, and Lapidus led junior Alex Steryous, 7-6(0), 5-2, at number six.

Furman (9-2) will play at N.C. State Sunday at 1 p.m.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information

 

#13 Duke 4, Furman 0
Feb 24, 2018 at Durham, N.C. (Ambler Tennis Stadium) 

Singles competition

1. #92 Catalin Mateas (DU) vs. #110 Cameron Green (FUR) 7-5, 1-6, unfinished

2. Nick Stachowiak (DU) def. Jake Munns (FUR) 6-3, 6-1

3. Sean Sculley (DU) vs. Ivan Mitric (FUR) 6-0, 3-6, 1-0, unfinished

4. Ryan Dickerson (DU) def. Drew Singerman (FUR) 6-2, 6-2

5. Robert Levine (DU) def. Jake Bhangdia (FUR) 6-1, 6-1

6. Jason Lapidus (DU) vs. Alex Steryous (FUR) 7-6 (7-0), 5-2, unfinished


Doubles competition

1. Nick Stachowiak/Sean Sculley (DU) def. Cameron Green/Jake Munns (FUR) 6-3

2. Ryan Dickerson/Jason Lapidus (DU) vs. Ivan Mitric/Drew Singerman (FUR) 5-3, unfinished

3. Catalin Mateas/Robert Levine (DU) def. Trevor Croyder/Clarke Wilson (FUR) 6-1


Match Notes

Furman 9-2

Duke 9-4; National ranking #13

Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (5,2,4)

Official: Lynda Hinshaw T-1:58 A-282