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ODU Falls at Middle Tennessee in C-USA Semifinals, 4-1

April 20, 2019
By ODU Athletics

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The No. 2 seed Old Dominion tennis team (13-10) fell to host and No. 3 seeded Middle Tennessee (17-11) by a 4-1 score on Saturday afternoon in the Semifinals of the 2019 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Men’s Tennis Championship at the Adams Tennis Complex in front of 237 fans. The match was pushed back two hours from the original start time due to inclement weather.

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The Monarchs, who were the defending C-USA Tournament champions, won four of their last five matches entering Saturday’s match against the Blue Raiders in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Tennis Match Results
Middle Tennessee vs Old Dominion
4/20/2019 at Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee 4, Old Dominion 1

Singles competition
1. #86 Aziz Kijametovic (ODU) def. Gonzalo Morell (MT) 6-4, 6-1
2. Stijn Slump (MT) def. Francois Musitelli (ODU) 6-4, 6-4
3. Jannik Giesse (ODU) vs. Tom Moonen (MT) 7-6 (7-2), 3-6, 3-2, unfinished
4. Max Rauch (MT) def. Nicola Vidal (ODU) 6-2, 2-6, 6-2
5. Chris Edge (MT) def. Luca Maldoner (ODU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Oliver Tobisch (ODU) vs. Pavel Motl (MT) 2-6, 6-4, 4-3, unfinished

Doubles competition
1. #22 Aziz Kijametovic/Francois Musitelli (ODU) vs. #86 Chris Edge/Tom Moonen (MT) 6-6 (1-0), unfinished
2. Max Rauch/Francisco Rocha (MT) def. Nicola Vidal/Luca Maldoner (ODU) 6-4
3. Gonzalo Morell/Pavel Motl (MT) def. Jannik Giesse/Oliver Tobisch (ODU) 6-3

Match Notes:
Middle Tennessee 17-11
Old Dominion 13-10
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (5,1,2,4)
Official: Ted Mason

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