Miami Flies Past the Eagles, 4-0
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Dominating from start to finish Sunday afternoon at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center, the University of Miami men’s tennis team blew past Boston College, 4-0.
Extending its win streak to five games, No. 36 Miami (13-4, 5-0 ACC) is off to the best conference start in program history since joining the Atlantic Coast Conference prior to the 2004-05 season.
As has been the case in the previous four conference matches, the Hurricanes got the afternoon started off on the right foot by collecting the advantageous doubles point.
Competing on court 2, redshirt junior Dane Dunlap and junior Stephen Madonia cruised past Chris Grasel and Max Palmer, 6-2.
Improving to 8-0 as a tandem this spring and 5-0 in conference action, freshmen Franco Aubone and Francisco Bastias clinched the doubles point over Conor Mullins and Markus Nordby, 6-2.
In the lone doubles match to go unfinished, sophomores Tatsuki Shimamoto and Adria Soriano Barrera held a 5-4 advantage against Derek Austin and Sean Mullins.
In singles, Dunlap quickly doubles the Canes’ lead with a dominating 6-1, 6-3 win over Grasel.
Making his second appearance in the singles lineup for Miami, Madonia cruised past Conor Mullins, 6-2, 6-1, to improve to 2-0 as a Hurricane.
Improving to 10-1 this spring and 8-1 in dual matches, sophomore William Grattan-Smith clinched the team victory, with a 6-2, 6-4 triumph over Sean Mullins.
Three matches remained unfinished, with Bastias holding a 6-4, 4-3 lead over Austin and Aubone a game away from clinching against Nordby, 6-4, 5-3.
Competing at No. 4 singles, Jankulovski was looking to mount a comeback, after dropping the opening set tiebreaker against Max Mendelsohn, 6-7 (2-7).
The Hurricanes return to the court at 6 p.m., with a matchup against Connecticut.