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Furman Slips Past Charlotte, 4-1

Furman Slips Past Charlotte, 4-1

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Furman slipped past Charlotte, 4-1, Saturday at the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex in Charlotte, N.C.

Furman won two doubles matches to claim the opening point.  Senior Cameron Green teamed with junior Jake Munns for a 6-3 victory over Luca Keist and C. Christoforou at flight one, and freshmen Drew Singerman and Ivan Mitric downed Oriol Puig Forne and Sam Rice, 6-4, at number three.  The flight two match was unfinished.  

In singles action, the Paladins extended their lead to 3-0 with straight-set wins at flights two and five.  Munns topped Benjamin Wayand, 6-4, 6-1, at flight two, and sophomore Jake Bhangdia beat Siem Fenne, 6-2, 6-3, at flight five.  The 49ers got on the board when Christoforou recorded a 6-2, 6-3 advantage versus Mitric at flight three, but Singerman clinched the match for Furman with a 7-5, 7-6 win against Puig Forne at number four. 

The matches at flight one and flight six were unfinished.

Furman (15-5, 3-1 SoCon) will entertain Clemson Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the Mickel Tennis Center.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information


Furman 4, Charlotte 1

Mar 31, 2018 at Charlotte, N.C. (Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex) 

Singles competition

1. Luca Keist (CHA) vs. Cameron Green (FUR) 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), unfinished

2. Jake Munns (FUR) def. Benjamin Wayand (CHA) 6-4, 6-1

3. C. Christoforou (CHA) def. Ivan Mitric (FUR) 6-2, 6-3

4. Drew Singerman (FUR) def. Oriol Puig Forne (CHA) 7-5, 7-6

5. Jake Bhangdia (FUR) def. Siem Fenne (CHA) 6-2, 6-3

6. Collin Thomson (CHA) vs. Daniel Vishnick (FUR) 4-6, 6-4, 1-2, unfinished


Doubles competition

1. Cameron Green/Jake Munns (FUR) def. Luca Keist/C. Christoforou (CHA) 6-3

2. Benjamin Wayand/Siem Fenne (CHA) vs. Trevor Croyder/Clarke Wilson (FUR) 5-4, unfinished

3. Drew Singerman/Ivan Mitric (FUR) def. Oriol Puig Forne/Sam Rice (CHA) 6-4


Match Notes

Furman 15-5

Charlotte 10-13

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