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Men's Tennis Falls to Tulane

Men's Tennis Falls to Tulane

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Back at the FSU Indoor Tennis Facility for the second straight day, the University of Miami men’s tennis dropped a neutral site affair against Tulane, 6-1, Sunday afternoon.

The Green Wave jumped out to the early lead and never looked back, when Ewan Moore and Hamish Stewart topped Franco Aubone and Benjamin Hannestad, 6-4. Moments later, Luis Erlenbusch and Fynn Kuenkler topped Bojan Jankulovski and Stephen Madonia, 6-4, to clinch the doubles point.

On court 2, Stefan Milicevic and Adria Soriano Barrera led 5-4 against Akos Kotorman and Billy Suarez, prior to the point being clinched.

In singles, Tulane (6-2) once again got off to a fast start with No. 40 Stewart outdueling No. 34 Soriano Barrera, 6-2, 6-4.

Tulane then clinched the match after No. 53 Moore topped Hannestad, 6-2, 6-3, while Suarez defeated Jankulovski, 6-3, 6-3.

The Green Wave extended its lead to five when Rafael de Alba earned a victory over Oren Vasser 6-1, 6-4.

Improving to 3-0 in singles action in 2021, and securing Miami’s lone point of the day, Aubone took down Kuenkler, 6-4, 7-5, on court 5.

In the final match to complete, Erlenbusch defeated Milicevic, 4-6, 6-0, 6-1.

The Hurricanes will look to regroup prior to opening the Atlantic Coast Conference season at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center Friday at 3 p.m. against Georgia Tech.