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Miami Falls to No. 3 Virginia

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami men’s tennis team fell at home, 7-0, against third-ranked University of Virginia Friday at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.

In doubles play, Virginia’s (24-1, 10-1 ACC) Collin Altamirano and J.C. Aragone bested junior Christian Langmo and sophomore Dane Dunlap, 6-3.

The Cavaliers then clinched the doubles point when No. 15 Luca Corinteli and Carl Soderlund topped seniors Max Andrews and Jesse Flores, 6-2.

The final remaining match was left unfinished with juniors Nile Clark and Piotr Lomacki trailing Thai-Son Kwiatkowski and Alexander Ritschard, 5-6.

Following the doubles point, the Cavaliers quickly capitalized in singles play when No. 47 Altamirano defeated Flores, 6-1, 6-2. Moments later, junior Kevin Bondar dropped his match against Aragone, 3-6, 1-6.

Virginia clinched the match on court one when Ritschard took down No. 59 Lomacki, 6-2, 6-4.

Play continued on courts two, three and six, as Langmo battled against No. 12 Kwiatkowski. The junior opened the match strong taking the opening set, 6-4.

Kwiatkowski came back to take the second set, 6-1, before earning the victory, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1.

On court three, No. 112 Soderlund took the match over Andrews, 6-3, 6-4, before No. 90 Henrik Wiersholm defeated Dunlap, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6).

Miami (8-12, 2-9) will wrap up the regular season when it faces Virginia Tech Sunday at noon, as the team celebrates senior day at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.

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Virginia 7, Miami 0

Singles Competition

1. Alexander Ritschard (VA) def. No. 59 Piotr Lomacki (UM) 6-2, 6-4

2. No. 12 Thai-Son Kwiatkowski (VA) def. Christian Langmo (UM) 4-6, 6-1, 6-1

3. No. 112 Carl Soderlund (VA) def. Max Andrews (UM) 6-3, 6-4

4. No. 47 Collin Altamirano (VA) def. Jesse Flores (UM) 6-1, 6-2

5. No. 125 J.C. Aragone (VA) def. Kevin Bondar (UM) 6-3, 6-1

6. No. 90 Henrik Wiersholm (VA) def. Dane Dunlap (UM) 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)

Doubles Competition

1. No. 15 Luca Corinteli/Carl Soderlund (VA) def. #50 Max Andrews/Jesse Flores (UM) 6-2

2. Nile Clark/Piotr Lomacki (UM) vs. Thai-Son Kwiatkowski/Alexander Ritschard (VA) 5-6, unfinished

3. Collin Altamirano/J.C. Aragone (VA) def. Dane Dunlap/Christian Langmo (UM) 6-3

Match Notes

Virginia 24-1, 10-1 ACC

Miami 8-12, 2-9 ACC

Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (4,5,1,2,3,6)