Men’s Tennis Wins Fourth in a Row – DePaul University Athletics – DePaul Blue Demons

Box Score HOMEWOOD, Ill. – Coach Matt Brothers and his tennis team continued to gain momentum on Sunday in south suburban Homewood.

The Blue Demons extended their winning streak to four after a 6-1 victory against Chicago State at the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club.

DePaul (7-2) racked up its sixth victory in the last seven matches beginning with the doubles point behind the tandems of Boris Spanjaard/Christopher Casati and Tripp Tuff/Fran Tonejc.

The match score was 2-0 after Tuff’s straight-set 6-2, 6-3 victory over Pedja Kolaric at No. 5 singles. At No. 2, Spanjaard scored a 6-2, 6-2 decision over Javier Sanchez.

Chicago State (2-8) got on the board winning at No. 6 singles, but Luuk Wassenaar responded with a match-clinching 7-5, 6-2 win over Jakum Zamorski at No. 4 singles.

Fran Tonejc upped the match score to 5-1 after defeating Jesus Perez (CSU) 4-6, 6-1, 2-2 (retired) at No. 3 singles. That was Tonejc’s fourth consecutive singles win.

Lining up in the No. 1 slot, Casati delivered a 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 decision over Chicago State’s best Jacov Suler and extended his singles winning streak to four.  

The Band of Brothers goes for five in a row and its seventh win in the last eight matches on Saturday at crosstown rival UIC (0-7). DePaul swept the Flames 7-0 on Feb. 5 at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness.

DePaul 6, Chicago State 1
Homewood, Ill.
March 14, 2021
Singles

1. Christopher Casati (DPU) def. Jacov Suler (CSU) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3
2. Boris Spanjaard (DPU) def. Javier Sanchez (CSU) 6-2, 6-2
3. Fran Tonejc (DPU) def. Jesus Perez (CSU) 4-6, 6-1, 2-2 (retired)
4. Luuk Wassenaar (DPU) def. Jakum Zamorski (CSU) 7-5, 6-2
5. Tripp Tuff (DPU) def. Pedja Kolaric (CSU) 6-2, 6-3
6. Pedro Alverez (CSU) def. Phasu Sirinit (DPU) 6-4, 6-2
 
Doubles
1. Spanjaard/Casati (DPU) def. Perez/Suler (CSU) 6-3
2. Tuff/Fran Tonejc (DPU) def. Kolaric/Zamorski (CSU) 6-3
3. Sanchez/ Alverez (CSU) vs. Vito Tonejc/Wassenaar (DPU), 5-3 (unfinished)
 

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