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No. 46 Men's Tennis Too Much for SMU in Dallas, 5-2

March 12, 2019
By ODU Athletics

DALLAS, Texas - The No. 46 nationally ranked Old Dominion men’s tennis team (7-5) was too much for SMU (9-9) on Tuesday night by a 5-2 score.

Both Aziz Kijametovic and Francois Musitelli took down nationally ranked opponents in singles action. Jannik Giesse and Luca Maldoner also handled business in their singles matches.

No. 30 Francois Musitelli/Aziz Kijametovic and Nicola Vidal/Luca Maldoner claimed the doubles point for Old Dominion on Tuesday in Dallas.

On Thursday, March 14 at 4:30 p.m. ET, the Monarchs will square-off against No. 38 LSU (12-4) in Baton Rouge, La. Finally, on Friday, March 15 at 2:00 p.m. ET, ODU will face Tulane (4-10) at 2:00 p.m. ET in New Orleans, La.

LIVE VIDEO: vs. No. 24 LSU on Thursday
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#46 Old Dominion 5, SMU 2
Mar 12, 2019 at Dallas, Texas

Singles competition
1. Aziz Kijametovic (ODU) def. No. 68 Carles Sarrio (SMU) 6-3, 6-4
2. Francois Musitelli (ODU) def. No. 103 Jan-Simon Vrbsky (SMU) 6-3, 6-4
3. Jannik Giesse (ODU) def. Roberto Rosales (SMU) 6-2, 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (7-2)
4. Tomas Vaise (SMU) def. Nicola Vidal (ODU) 6-3, 6-2
5. Luca Maldoner (ODU) def. Gardiner Perotti (SMU) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
6. Huntley Allen (SMU) def. Oliver Tobisch (ODU) 7-5, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. #30 Francois Musitelli/Aziz Kijametovic (ODU) def. Jan-Simon Vrbsky/Tomas Vaise (SMU) 6-1
2. Nicola Vidal/Luca Maldoner (ODU) def. Carles Sarrio/Huntley Allen (SMU) 6-1
3. Andrew Buhelos/Michael Smith (SMU) vs. Jannik Giesse/Oliver Tobisch (ODU) 5-2, unfinished

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

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