Canes Storm Back To Win Over Tulane

Canes Storm Back To Win Over Tulane

TUCSON, Ariz. – The University of Miami men’s tennis team clinched a comeback 4-3 win over Tulane on Sunday afternoon.

The Green Wave got things going with a clinched doubles point. Luka Petrovic and Billy Suarez defeated Martin Katz and Adrien Burdet, 6-3, on court two and Benji Jacobson and Fynn Kuenkler took down Sam Baumgartner and Nacho Serra Sanchez, 7-5, on court three.

Doubles continued and Alex Bancila and Luc Hoeijmans secured the 6-4 win over Vladislav Melnic and Antonio Prat at the top court.

Tulane continued the momentum and claimed back-to-back courts. On court one, Suarez defeated Melnic, 6-0, 6-2, while Petrovic took down Prat 7-6 (4), 6-1, on court three to go up 3-0 on the Hurricanes.

Miami stormed back and secured four consecutive courts. Katz took down Bancila, 6-2, 7-5, at the No. 2 spot and Yannik Rahman forced three sets, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3, to take the win over Alba on court five. Serra Sanchez tied the match with a 7-6 (4), 6-3 victory on court six over Hoeijmans.

Burdet also forced a third set for a chance to win it for the Canes. After a tough 5-7, 7-6 (6), 6-4 battle, he claimed the victory against Kuenkler on court four.

The Hurricanes will return to action on Feb. 4 to host USF.