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Men's Tennis Falls to Florida Atlantic in Charlotte, 4-1

April 05, 2019
By ODU Athletics

CHARLOTTE, Va. – The Old Dominion men’s tennis (9-8) had its two-match win streak snapped in a 4-1 loss against Florida Atlantic (16-8) at Lifetime Fitness (due to inclement weather) in Charlotte, N.C.

Friday’s match was part of a Conference USA East Round-Up, in which Charlotte is hosting this week. The event entails three matches in three days, all against C-USA opponents.

Saturday, April 6
10:00 a.m. - Middle Tennessee vs. Old Dominion

3:00 p.m. - Charlotte vs. Florida Atlantic

Sunday, April 7
10:00 a.m. - Middle Tennessee vs. Florida Atlantic
2:00 p.m. - Charlotte vs. Old Dominion

(All times are Eastern)

LIVE STATS LINK for SUNDAY’S MATCH vs. CHARLOTTE: http://stats.statbroadcast.com/statmonitr/?id=257140


Tennis Match Results
Florida Atlantic vs Old Dominion
4/5/2019 at Charlotte, N.C.
(Lifetime Fitness)

Florida Atlantic 4, Old Dominion 1

Singles competition
1. Jason Legall (FAU) def. Aziz Kijametovic (ODU) 6-3, 7-5
2. Francois Musitelli (ODU) vs. Kirac Bekisoglu (FAU) 6-7 (4-6), 6-3, unfinished
3. Mehdi Laalej (FAU) def. Jannik Giesse (ODU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Nicola Vidal (ODU) vs. Gabriel Sidney (FAU) 6-7, 3-3, unfinished
5. Ignacio Garcia (FAU) def. Luca Maldoner (ODU) 6-3, 6-3
6. A. Fernandez Horta (FAU) def. Oliver Tobisch (ODU) 7-6, 6-1 

Doubles competition
1. Aziz Kijametovic/Francois Musitelli (ODU) def. Jason Legall/Ignacio Garcia (FAU) 7-6
2. Nicola Vidal/Luca Maldoner (ODU) vs. Mehdi Laalej/Gabriel Sidney (FAU) 5-6, unfinished
3. Jannik Giesse/Oliver Tobisch (ODU) def. Kirac Bekisoglu/Thomas Guy (FAU) 6-2

Match Notes:
Florida Atlantic 16-8
Old Dominion 9-8
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (3,5,1,6)


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